February 7, 2020

On February 07 at 00.42 (Moscow time) “Soyuz-2.1b” rocketr with OneWeb telecommunication satellites was successfully launched from Baikonur.

This launch marked the beginning of the most large-scale satellite launching campaign.

During this launch 34 satellites were inserted into the orbit.

Totally the OneWeb plans to deploy on the low Earth orbit about 600 satellites, that will start operating in 2020.

By 2021 OneWeb is going to provide the Earth with telecommunication cover 24 hours a day.

Next rockets will be launched from Kourou, Baikonur and Vostochny launch sites, 17 launches will be performed from Russian sites.

More from this category:
November 25, 2015

Interdepartmental Commission approved main and back-up crews of new ISS mission. The launch of Soyuz TMA-19M is scheduled for December 15 and will take place…

full story
December 19, 2014

Russian Soyuz-ST booster with Fregat-MT upper stage and four European 03b satellites  to provide internet communication for the distant parts of the world was successfully…

full story
September 10, 2014

Preparations works for Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft launch are under way at Baikonur spaceport. On September 10 the specialists started preparing famous # 1 so called…

full story
December 2, 2014

Russia will start developing and testing new navigational satellites in 2018, – Aerospace defence Troops commander Lieutenant General Alexander Golovko reported. Aerospace defence troops protecting…

full story
October 22, 2014

On October 21, 2014, at 19.09, Moscow time, Russian space industry launching crews  successfully launched Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Express-AM6 telecommunication space…

full story
September 26, 2014

At 06:11, Moscow time, on September 26 Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft launched from Baikonur spaceport at 00:25, Moscow time, successfully docked with the ISS. Soyuz TMA-14M…

full story
February 4, 2014

Progress M-20M undocked from the ISS and will perform controlled flight for 8 days to conduct “Curve” scientific experiment on its board, – Mission Control…

full story
November 18, 2018

The “Progress MS-10” cargo spaceship on November 18, 2018 successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS). The ship was docked to the docking station…

full story