All 36 OneWeb communication satellites launched from Baikonur are in orbit

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.


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