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OneWeb satellite network is to be launched and you can watch it live in Baikonur

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Nalynn Dolan Caine ▼ | October 31, 2019
You have a unique opportunity to watch the first batch of 2,000 satellites to be up in the sky as they head toward space from Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 19, 2019.
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Kazakhstan   You have several options if you want to see the mighty Soyuz rocket
OneWeb will be launching 30 satellites per month aboard Soyuz carrier rockets during a period of 20 months. The goal is to create a space network that will provide affordable high speed internet. A constellation of low-Earth-orbit satellites will provide connectivity everywhere around the world.

In February 27 2019, OneWeb successfully launched the first 6 of the 648 planned satellites (600 active plus 48 on-orbit spares) into low Earth orbit from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana.

This time the first batch of satellites will be launched from legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world's first and largest operational space launch facility in southern Kazakhstan.

The Soyuz launch vehicle with the Frigate booster block will deliver OneWeb satellites to low Earth orbit. On board the Soyuz launch vehicle, communications satellites equipped with solar panels, a plasma propulsion system and an on-board GPS satellite navigation sensor will be deployed.

You have several options if you want to see the mighty Soyuz rocket and it starts with a classic Soviet type 2 star hotel with no wi-fi. It is a perfect option to see how it once was, and the price is of course the lowest: 2700 Euro per pax with Centralnaya hotel accommodation.

Or, you may opt for standard Baikonur tour for 3950 Euro per pax with 4 star hotel named Sputnik.

But there is more. VIP Baikonur will make you lighter for 4800 Euro per pax but you have Sputnik hotel accommodation, full board. You get individual program, all necessary access clearance papers for visiting Baikonur complex, visa if necessarry, flights from Moscow to Kyzylorda and back, best meals around... A truly VIP experience.

All tours, no matter which one you choose, are 5 days and documents are accepted up to November 19, 2019.


 

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