OneWeb 1 (F6)

Soyuz STB/Fregat

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

OneWeb F6

Type: Communications

OneWeb satellite constellation is intended to provide global Interned broadband service for individual consumers. The constellation is planned to have around 720 microsatellites, 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 1980.

Location

Soyuz Launch Complex

Kourou, French Guiana

151 launches have been at this location.

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Soyuz STB

Length: 46.3 meters
Diameter: 2.95 meters
First Launched: October 21, 2011

The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage. First launch took place from Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 43 on 26 July 2008 with a classified military payload.

The 2.1b/ST version is sometimes called Soyuz ST-B.

The Soyuz STB rocket has been launched a total of 11 times with 10 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

Arianespace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ASA
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Founded: 1980
Launchers: Ariane 5 | Vega
Spacecraft:
Country: FRA

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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