Soyuz mission launches 36 more OneWeb satellites, marks halfway point in fleet deployment

Friday 15 October 2021 | 09:37 CET | News
Update: 15 October 2021 | 09:46 CET
Arianespace announced the successful completion of its eleventh mission for OneWeb's constellation of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, in collaboration with affiliate Starsem. On 14 October, Flight ST36 lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and delivered 36 more satellites into orbit on a Soyuz rocket. With the launch, OneWeb's constellation deployment crossed the halfway mark as the total fleet reached 358 satellites. Eight more Soyuz missions are planned before the end of 2022 to bring to an end the constellation project and complete the 648-strong satellite fleet.

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[15/10/2021 09:46- Update: OneWeb's demo centres]

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / OneWeb
Countries: World
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