India will launch 36 British satellites into orbit on October 23

According to the Press Trust of India, they will be launched using a heavy LVM3 launch vehicle

NEW DELHI, Oct 15. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) intends to launch 36 satellites of British company OneWeb from the Sriharikota spaceport in the south of the country on October 23. The Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency reported this on Saturday.

According to its data, the satellites will be put into orbit with the help of a heavy LVM3 space rocket. The launch is scheduled for 00:07 on October 23. The launch will mark the entry of this Indian rocket into the global space services market, PTI noted.

As ISRO reported earlier this month, the commercial arm of the Indian space agency has signed two contracts with the British company Network Access Associates (OneWeb). The contracts provide for launches of OneWeb LEO broadband communications satellites using an Indian carrier.

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