OneWeb Satellites

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    • The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) has successfully conducted an acceptance hottest of the CE-20 engine that will be used to launch the next batch of 36 OneWeb satellites into Low Earth Orbit

    About OneWeb

    • It is a global communications network, powered from space, enabling connectivity for governments, businesses, and communities. 
    • OneWeb has teamed up with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the commercial arm of national space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to facilitate the launch.
    • OneWeb Constellation Summary: OneWeb Constellation operates in a LEO Polar Orbit
      • Satellites are arranged in 12 rings (Orbital planes) with 49 satellites in each plane.
      • Each satellite completes a full trip around the earth every 109 minutes.
      • Theearth is rotating underneath satellites, so they will always be flying over new locations on the ground.
    • OneWeb Satellites Connectivity: 

    Source:Times Now