OneWeb satellite company launches into new era

The broadband network owned by UK taxpayers and an Indian conglomerate sends up 36 new satellites.

Dec. 18, 2020 ~4 min

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OneWeb satellite internet company is officially reborn

Now owned jointly by UK taxpayers and an Indian conglomerate, OneWeb formally emerges from bankruptcy.

Nov. 20, 2020 ~6 min

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Square Kilometre Array project frets about satellite interference

There are worries that satellite mega-constellations could interfere with the Square Kilometre Array.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 7, 2020 ~6 min

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UK Space Agency funds tech for orbital awareness

Grants will promote ideas to detect, characterise and track the millions of objects moving overhead.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Sept. 15, 2020 ~5 min

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OneWeb: Minister overrode warning about £400m investment

MPs will probe a £400m investment in the satellite firm after a top civil servant warned of financial risk.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 22, 2020 ~5 min

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OneWeb: London start-up set to launch first big batch of satellites

The UK-based firm plans near-monthly launches of spacecraft to deliver a broadband internet service.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 6, 2020 ~4 min

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Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

A mission to launch thousands of satellites is about to begin, but scientists say this could affect astronomy.

By Rebecca Morelle • bbcnews
Dec. 27, 2019 ~7 min

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SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites

The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
May 24, 2019 ~4 min

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UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off

OneWeb secures new funding enabling it to speed up plans for a global high-speed broadband network.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 18, 2019 ~2 min

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