The British communications satellites OneWeb launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome have been launched into target orbits. This is stated on the & nbsp; Roscosmos Twitter page.
“The sequential separation of nine groups of spacecraft from the Russian upper stage took place in accordance with the cyclogram”, & ndash; follows from the message.
Thus, the total number of spacecraft of the British company in orbit has increased to 394 units.
Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle; with 36 communication satellites OneWeb on board successfully launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome on December 27. & nbsp; This was the first launch & nbsp; with so many British satellites, & nbsp; before the rocket put into orbit a maximum of 34 vehicles.
In the meantime, it was it is known that the first two Russian navigation satellites of the new generation “ Glonass-K2 '' will be launched into orbit in the second and third quarters of next year.