The first of OneWeb’s 21 Soyuz launches took place Feb. 27, carrying the first six OneWeb satellites into low Earth orbit. Subsequent missions are expected to carry 30 or more satellites at a time to build out a minimum constellation of 648 satellites. Credit: Arianespace
Arianespace Soyuz OneWeb F6
Soyuz launch
VS20 Soyuz Arianespace CSG
A Soyuz 2.1A rocket lifts off Dec. 27 from Vostochny Cosmodrome carrying a pair Kanopus-V 5 remote sensing satellites and a secondary payload of 26 smallsats arranged by GK Launch Services. Credit: GK Launch Services
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor is helped out of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft just minutes after she, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev landed Dec. 20 in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan (Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Soyuz CSO-1 Arianespace
Hague Ovchinin
Soyuz launch
Soyuz launch Metop-C
Soyuz VS07, used to launch Europe's Sentinel-1 satellite in 2014 from the European Spaceport in French Guiana. Credit: Credit: ESA–S. Corvaja.
Soyuz contrail
The impact of an Oct. 11 crewed Soyuz rocket anomaly on Europeanized Soyuz rockets operated by Arianespace is still unclear. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Soyuz contrail
Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and U.S. astronaut Nick Hague embrace their families after landing at the Krayniy Airport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Their Soyuz MS-10 capsule landed  east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan after their mission was aborted by a launch failure. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Soyuz launch

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