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OneWeb deploys 40 satellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX

OneWeb on Friday confirmed the successful deployment of 40 satellites launched by Elon Musk-run SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, from the Kennedy Space Centre in the US.

This launch is OneWeb’s 15th to date and the alternate since continuing its crusade with a successful launch from India in October, putting the company on track to deliver global content in 2023.

” We’re thankful for the support of other leaders in the space assiduity allowing us to snappily renew our launch crusade and we’re pleased to work with SpaceX moment for our first-ever launch from Florida, the home where our satellites are manufactured,” said Neil Masterson, Chief Executive Officer of OneWeb

OneWeb’s satellites separated successfully from the rocket and were allocated in three phases over a period of one hour and 35 minutes, with signal accession on all 40 satellites verified, it said in a statement.

OneWeb formerly has connectivity results active moment in Alaska, Canada, the UK, Greenland and wider Arctic area, with further locales covered to give internet connectivity to unserved and underserved pastoral and remote communities and businesses.

With 502 satellites in route, OneWeb has nearly 80 percent of its first-generation constellation completed with only three further launches now remaining to reach global content.

With this launch, the company will now be able to dramatically expand service and initiate connectivity solutions soon to areas including the US, southern Europe and North Africa, northern India, the Middle East, Japan, southern Australia, South Africa and parts of South America.

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