Soyuz Lifts Off to Add 34 Satellites to OneWeb Network

Credit: Arianespace
A Russian Soyuz rocket lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 21 to deliver another 34 satellites into orbit for OneWeb, which is building a 648-member constellation to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet services worldwide. The Soyuz-2.1b booster lifted off at 1:06 p.m. EDT...
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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