Arianespace announced that a new batch of OneWeb satellites will be launched from Russia's Vostochny space airport soon.
A recent statement issued by the company said, a new batch of OneWeb satellites will be launched from the Russian Vostochny Space Airport. The satellites will be sent to their orbits by a Russian-made Soyuz-2.1b missile, and the missile is supposed to be launched on April 26 at 1:14 pm) Moscow time and the process of delivering the satellites to their required orbits should take 3 hours and 51 minutes. "
And the recent agreements that OneWeb had signed with Arianespace indicate that the satellites of the first company will be sent to Earth orbits using 16 Russian Soyuz missiles, which will be launched from the Kuru and Baikonur space bases and the Russian Vostochny space airport between 2020 and 2022, and in every launch, It will send between 34 and 36 satellites into space.
It should be noted that the number of OneWeb satellites present in low Earth orbits is currently 146 satellites, and this number is supposed to reach 900 in the coming years, as these satellites cover Earth's areas with high-speed internet networks.