Launch OneWeb satellites became the second of 21 scheduled and the first from the Baikonur cosmodrome.
From Baikonur cosmodrome was launched a carrier rocket Soyuz-2.1 b, which put into orbit 34 satellite communications, a British company OneWeb, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“The confirmation of the successful separation of all 34 OneWeb satellites from the upper stage Fregat! They launched into the target orbit,” − said in the message of the Corporation.
The Soyuz rocket upper stage block Frigate was launched in 23.42, Kyiv time.
The launch of satellites into the targeted circular orbit at an altitude of 450 kilometers was provided by two engine burns Frigate and took place over 3.5 hours in nine stages: during the first separated two satellites, followed by four approximately every 20 minutes.