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Airbus and OneWeb begin building satellites for Internet constellation

Accepted submission by butthurt at 2017-06-29 17:56:18

European aerospace giant Airbus and its partner, OneWeb, have begun the production of a satellite mega-constellation.

The network will comprise at least 600 spacecraft in the first instance, but could eventually encompass more than 2,000.

The aim is to deliver broadband links from orbit to every corner of the globe.

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