OneWeb & Arianespace reach agreement on compensation for advance payment on Russian rockets

by Peter B. de Selding

UIPDATE Sept. 13: OneWeb and Arianespace on Sept. 13 announced they had reached an accord under which "the launch-services agreement may be resumed in the future to compensate OneWeb for advance payments for six Russian Soyuz rockets, contracted through Arianespace, that were cancelled with the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The companies declined to disclose the elements of the agreement beyond Arianespace providing satellite separation systems for two upcoming OneWeb launches on India's GSLV Mark 3 rocket.

"OneWeb and Arianespace are determined o examine future opportunities together, especially on the Ariane 6 launch vehicle for . . .

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