When it comes to modern satellite constellations, the rule of thumb is that they are imagined in the U.S. but built in Europe, and the recent selection of Airbus Defense and Space to co-manufacture 900 low-Earth-orbiting Internet spacecraft with startup OneWeb Ltd. is no exception. But OneWeb’s stipulation that most of these small satellites be produced in the U.S. under a joint venture with the European aerospace consortium has added a new twist to the old adage. Airbus, which beat ...

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