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Arianespace to put 36 OneWeb satellites into near-polar orbit

Thursday 24 June 2021 | 15:09 CET | News
Flight ST33, the fifth commercial mission performed by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, will put 36 of OneWeb's satellites into a near-polar orbit at an altitude of 450 kilometers. The mission will have a total duration of three hours and 51 minutes and will include nine separations of four satellites, which will raise themselves to their operational orbit. This eighth launch to the benefit of OneWeb will bring up to speed Arianespace's operations in 2021, and will raise from 218 to 254 the number of satellites deployed for the global telecommunications

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Companies: Airbus / Arianespace / OneWeb
Countries: World
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