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OneWeb Launch#8

Join us for OneWeb's Launch#8 as we send up another 36 satellites to our constellation which will enable connectivity services for the UK, Canada, Alaska and...

Arianespace Flight ST33 - OneWeb (EN)

Flight ST33, the fifth commercial mission performed by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, will put 36 of OneWeb’s satellite...

Пуск ракеты-носителя «Союз-2.1б» со спутниками OneWeb с космодрома Восточный

1 июля 2021 года в 15:48 по московскому времени с космодрома Восточный запланирован пуск ракеты-носителя «Союз-2.1б» с разгонным блоком «Фрегат» и 36 космиче...

Soyuz Flight ST33

This 58th Soyuz mission conducted by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate will be operated from Vostochny Cosmodrome for the fifth time and represents OneWeb’s eighth launch overall. Realizing revolution in space with a total fleet of 254 satellites in low Earth orbit. There will finally be enough...

OneWeb 8

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Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Communications

Polar Orbit Cosmodrome Site 1S Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

A batch of 36 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.

Updates

SwGustav • July 1, 2021, 5:42 p.m.

Success confirmed


spacevogel • June 23, 2021, 3:02 p.m.


Cosmic_Penguin • June 7, 2021, 4:43 p.m.

New launch time.


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: 44 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

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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