Soyuz-2 Orbits 34 OneWeb Satellites From Baikonur

Soyuz-2.1b rocket on the launch pad at Baikonur, Kazakhstan, ready to orbit 34 OneWeb satellites.
Credit: Roscosmos
The Soyuz Flight ST34 mission conducted by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate has launched another 34 OneWeb communication satellites into a near-polar orbit. The latest deployment increased the OneWeb low-Earth constellation to 288 spacecraft. Russia’s Soyuz-2.1b medium-lift rocket operated by...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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