OneWeb India-2

OneWeb India-2 - ISRO Satellite

The OneWeb India-2 mission refers to a launch carried out by OneWeb, a global communications company that is building a constellation of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites to provide internet connectivity worldwide. This mission involves the deployment of a batch of OneWeb satellites into orbit, and it is the second such launch conducted from India. The launch took place on March 26, 2023, using an Indian launch vehicle, specifically the GSLV-Mk III (also known as LVM3) operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The primary objective of the OneWeb India-2 mission was to deploy 36 OneWeb satellites into LEO. This deployment is part of OneWeb's effort to complete its constellation, which aims to provide high-speed internet access globally, including remote and underserved areas.

OneWeb India-2 Mission Information

Mission Details

NameOneWeb India-2
ApplicationThe vehicle took off with a total payload of 5,805 kg at 09:00:20 hours IST from the second launch pad at SDSC-SHAR, Sriharikota. It achieved satellite injection conditions in about 17 minutes and began injecting the satellites from the twentieth minute. The vehicle performed a sophisticated manoeuvre to orient in orthogonal directions and injected the satellites into precise orbits with defined time-gaps to avoid collision of the satellites.
Launch DateMarch 26, 2023
Launch SiteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch VehicleLVM3 M3
Mission Life7 Years

Satellite Details

TypeSatellite
Mass5805 Kg

Space Organization Details

OrganizationISRO
ContinentAsia
CountryIndia

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