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четверг, 28 февраля 2019 г.

Liftoff of Arianespace’s Soyuz mission with six OneWeb satellites


Arianespace – Soyuz Flight VS21 Mission poster.


February 27, 2019



Soyuz ST-B launches OneWeb F6

Arianespace VS21 mission: a Soyuz ST-B launch vehicle launched OneWeb F6, the first six OneWeb satellites, from the Soyuz Launch Complex (ELS) in Sinnamary, French Guiana, on 26 February 2019, at 21:37 UTC (18:37 local time). The Fregat-M upper stage will place the satellites into a circular low Earth orbit at 1000 km (close to their operational orbit).



Arianespace TV – VS21 Launch Sequence

Soyuz has lifted off from the Spaceport in French Guiana, carrying the first six satellites in OneWeb’s constellation – which will be deployed during a sequence lasting 1 hour and 22 minutes from liftoff to final separation.


Payload lift performance for today’s mission – which is designated Flight VS21 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system – is estimated at 1,945.2 kg.



OneWeb F6 satellites deployment

OneWeb F6, the first six OneWeb satellites, were successfully deployed into a circular low Earth orbit at 1000 km (close to their operational orbit) approximately one hour after being launched by a Soyuz ST-B launch vehicle from the Soyuz Launch Complex (ELS) in Sinnamary, French Guiana, on 26 February 2019, at 21:37 UTC (18:37 local time).



OneWeb Pilot satellite



OneWeb, which is developing a constellation of hundreds of satellites in low Earth orbit for low-latency broadband communications.


Arianespace: http://www.arianespace.com/


OneWeb website: http://www.oneweb.world/


OneWeb Satellites website: http://onewebsatellites.com/


Airbus Space website: https://www.airbus.com/space.html


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