A Russian Soyuz rocket loaded with 36 OneWeb internet satellites is scheduled to launch Thursday from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia’s Far East. Liftoff is set for 5:40 a.m. EDT (0940 GMT) to begin a four-hour mission to deploy the 36 spacecraft into polar orbit.
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome with 36 OneWeb broadband satellites. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.
Arianespace’s live video stream begins at approximately 5:20 a.m. EDT (0920 GMT) and is in English. Roscosmos’s live video stream begins at approximately 4:30 a.m. EDT (0830 GMT) and is in Russian.