OneWeb has announced the successful operation of all satellites launched by Russia

OneWeb сообщила об успешной работе всех запущенных Россией спутников

All 34 British satellite OneWeb launched on the eve of the Baikonur cosmodrome, commenced the work. She said the technical Director Massimiliano Ladavas.

“We successfully contacted all 34 satellites. <…> Another great success,” he wrote on his Twitter page.

Group OneWeb launched into orbit by the Russian carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 b” with the upper stage “Fregat”.

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Успешный запуск новой партии из 34 спутников OneWeb состоялся с Байконура 21 марта. Мы предлагаем окунуться в атмосферу космодрома и посмотреть видео пуска сразу с нескольких ракурсов 😌🚀 ⠀ Все аппараты выведены на целевые орбиты. Данный запуск стал третьим по счету и позволил довести количество спутников OneWeb на низкой околоземной орбите до 74. В общей сложности OneWeb намеревается развернуть на околоземной орбите более 600 спутников. . . A successful launch of 34 OneWeb satellites aboard the Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle was executed on March 21 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Look at the launch video from different angles 😌🚀 ⠀ All spacecraft are placed into their orbits. It was the third launch of the OneWeb satellites and it brought the number of OneWeb spacecraft in low Earth orbit to 74. In total, OneWeb intends to deploy more than 600 satellites in low Earth orbit. #роскосмос #roscosmos #roscosmosofficial #запуск #launch #OneWeb #Байконур #Baikonur #видео #video

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The OneWeb satellite network

In June 2015, Roskosmos signed with Arianespace, the French and British OneWeb contract for 21 the commercial launch of 672 satellites that will provide broadband Internet access for users around the world due to the complete coverage of the Earth’s surface, on the launch vehicles “Soyuz” with the upper stage block “Frigate”.

From the Baikonur cosmodrome plans to spend another nine starts (two already completed) and two launch from the cosmodrome East and Kuru.

Earlier, the chief Manager of the company OneWeb Adrian Stekel said that in the first stage into orbit want to bring 588 vehicles. To 2026-mu the number of satellites intend to bring to two thousand.


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