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OneWeb Gets Additional Funding From Hughes, SoftBank; Pradman Kaul Quoted

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OneWeb has now raised $1.4B in total funding after it received additional investments from Hughes Network Systems and SoftBank Group. The additional funding provides OneWeb with needed capital to come up with a constellation of 648 satellites in low-Earth orbit by the end of 2022 to deliver broadband connectivity and low-latency communication services to customers worldwide.

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Rocket Lab Gets NASA Certification for Launch Vehicle; Peter Beck Quoted

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Rocket Lab has received Category 1 certification from NASA for its Electron launch vehicle. The certification was awarded after Rocket Lab's Electron vehicle delivered 13 NASA CubeSats to orbit in December 2018 as part of the ELaNa-19 mission and following the completion of a review of the company's rocket production processes and facilities in 2019, the company said Tuesday.

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