Successful Soyuz launch deploys 34 satellites for OneWeb network
Photos: Soyuz rocket poised for launch with 34 OneWeb satellites
Soyuz rolls out to launch pad with OneWeb satellites
First satellites off OneWeb’s new Florida assembly line set for launch this week
The first 34 satellites manufactured on a new commercial spacecraft assembly line just outside the gates of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida are scheduled for liftoff on a Soyuz rocket Thursday halfway around the world in Kazakhstan, kicking off a sequence of up to 20 launches from three countries to deploy nearly 650 satellites for OneWeb’s global Internet network.
OneWeb’s first full-up launch delayed to January
Q&A with Greg Wyler, founder and chairman of OneWeb (members only)
Greg Wyler has corralled blue-chip companies to invest in his dream to beam affordable broadband Internet signals around the world, a mission he sees as a prerequisite to providing billions of unconnected, underserved people with the tools necessary to succeed in a modern marketplace of goods, services and information.