LIVE: Soyuz-2.1b Rocket Launches From Baikonur Cosmodrome With 34 UK OneWeb Satellites

© Sputnik / Press Service of the State Corporation "Roscosmos" / Go to the photo bankThe launch of the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with the Fregat upper stage and 36 OneWeb spacecraft on board from the launch pad of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur Region.
The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with the Fregat upper stage and 36 OneWeb spacecraft on board from the launch pad of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur Region. - Sputnik International, 1920, 14.09.2021
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The last such launch took place on 22 August, putting into orbit another 34 OneWeb satellites.
The Soyuz-2.1b rocket with 34 UK OneWeb communications satellites lifts off from the Baikonur space centre.
The OneWeb constellation is designed to provide commercial satellite communication services beginning from late 2021. At the end of the next year, the British company plans to ensure broadband internet access to everyone all around the planet by fully covering the Earth's surface with 648 satellites.
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