• Bankrupt OneWeb seeks license for 48,000 satellites, even more than SpaceX

    3 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    SpaceX and OneWeb have asked for US permission to launch tens of thousands of additional satellites into low Earth orbit.
    SpaceX's application to launch 30,000 satellites-in addition to the nearly 12,000 it already has permission for-is consistent with SpaceX's previously announced plans for Starlink.
    OneWeb's application to launch nearly 48,000 satellites is surprising because the satellite-broadband company filed for bankruptcy in March. OneWeb is highly unlikely to launch a significant percentage of these satellites under its current structure, as the company reportedly "axed...
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