Be part of launch #5 - 36 new AOS satellites for global internet
36 new Airbus OneWeb satellites complementing the mega constellation allowing for global satellite-based internet, will be sent with the fifth launch to orbit tomorrow, 25 March, 2021.
The flight ST30 performed by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate is scheduled for 3:47AM our time (2:47AM UTC) from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. The satellites will be carried into a near-polar orbit at an altitude of 450 kilometers. After separation, the satellites will climb to their operational orbit of 1,200 km.
Illustration of OneWeb satellite (source: Airbus OneWeb Satellites)