OneWeb pulls employees out of Baikonur Cosmodrome after Russian demands: report

It doesn’t look like OneWeb’s next batch of internet satellites will get off the ground anytime soon. Thirty-six OneWeb broadband spacecraft had been scheduled to launch on Friday (March 4) atop a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which is managed jointly by the Russian Aerospace Forces and Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency. But … Read more

Russia refuses to launch UK’s OneWeb satellites unless demands are met

Roscosmos will not launch three dozen OneWeb internet satellites as planned on Friday (March 4) unless the company meets new demands, the Russian space agency announced today (March 2). This morning, Roscosmos rolled a Soyuz rocket out to the launch pad at the Russia-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying 36 satellites for the London-based company … Read more