OneWeb Adds 34 Satellites To Broadband Constellation

OneWeb launch.
Credit: Arianespace
A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a batch of 34 satellites for aspiring broadband operator OneWeb lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Feb. 6, setting the stage for monthly flights to build an initial constellation of 648 spacecraft. The Soyuz 2-1b rocket, Fregat upper stage and 34...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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