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OneWeb Launch #2: Livestream

OneWeb, the global communications company with a mission to bring connectivity to everyone everywhere, hosts a YouTube livestream of it's launch of 34 satell...

Пуск РН «Союз-2.1б» с РБ «Фрегат» и 34 КА OneWeb

7 февраля 2020 года в 00:42:41 мск с площадки № 31 космодрома Байконур запланирован пуск ракеты-носителя «Союз-2.1б» с разгонным блоком «Фрегат» и 34 космиче...

Arianespace Flight ST27 – OneWeb (EN)

Pour le live en Français: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Voijq3WxbqQ For its second mission of the year — and the initial flight in 2020 with the Soyuz medi...

Soyuz Flight ST27

For its second mission of the year — and the initial flight in 2020 with the Soyuz medium-lift launcher — Arianespace will perform the second launch for the OneWeb constellation, orbiting 34 satellites. This 50th Soyuz mission conducted by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate will be operated from...

OneWeb 2

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Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Communications

Polar Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

A batch of 34 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consumers. The constellation is planned to have around 648 microsatellites (of which 60 are spares), around 150 kg each, operating in Ku-band from low Earth orbit. Eventually it can be expanded to include extra 1260 satellites, for a total of 1908.

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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M

Family: Soyuz
Configuration: Fregat-M

Soyuz-2, GRAU index 14A14, is the collective designation for the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The first-stage boosters and two core stages feature uprated engines with improved injection systems, compared to the previous versions of the Soyuz. Digital flight control and telemetry systems allow the rocket to be launched from a fixed launch platform, whereas the launch platforms for earlier Soyuz rockets had to be rotated as the rocket could not perform a roll to change its heading in flight.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    10.3 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.11 m
  • Launch Mass
    313 T
  • Thrust
    4150 kN
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
    Fregat-M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1b Fregat-M
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $48500000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    8200 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    3250 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 282 Failures: 10 Pending: 18

Agency Type: Commercial

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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