ISRO launches 36 OneWeb satellites with its GSLV rocket
The mission marked the second launch of the year for OneWeb, backed by Bharti Enterprises
The company’s constellation of satellites will be used to beam internet connectivity to terrestrial regions
New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully deployed the latest batch of 36 satellites for satellite operator OneWeb, aboard its heavyweight configuration Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)-Mk.III rocket. The launch marked the first commercial mission that used ISRO’s GSLV, also known as the Launch Vehicle Mark III (LVM3).