ISRO will launch the OneWeb India-2 mission from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch the OneWeb India-2 mission on March 26 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.
Under a commercial agreement with NewSpace India Ltd, ISRO will launch 72 satellites of UK-based Network Access Associates Ltd and place them in low Earth orbit.
NewSpace is the commercial wing of ISRO. The first set of 36 satellites was launched by the LVM3 M2 launch vehicle on 23 October 2022.
In the second mission on 26 March, the remaining 36 satellites, each weighing approximately 5805 kg, will be placed in a circular low Earth orbit of 450 km by the LVM3 M3 launch vehicle.
LVM3 had five consecutive successful missions including the Chandrayaan 2 mission. Satellites provide space-based broadband internet services to all corners of the globe. After launch, Access Associates Ltd will have more than 600 satellites in space offering internet from space services to various countries.