New satellite that uses advanced UK technology launched

UK Space News

A cutting-edge Beam Hopping OneWeb satellite named JoeySat has successfully launched into space.

The satellite’s deployment marks a significant milestone for the UK’s space industry and its efforts to expand global connectivity.

Equipped with advanced beam-hopping technology, the satellite promises to revolutionise communication capabilities, providing faster and more efficient internet connectivity worldwide.

This achievement aligns with the UK government’s vision of enhancing connectivity infrastructure and boosting digital accessibility.

The successful launch paves the way for future advancements in satellite technology and reinforces the UK’s position as a key player in the global space sector.

“The innovation behind the JoeySat would not be possible without ESA and the UK Space Agency, and we thank them for their invaluable partnership.” – Massimiliano Ladovaz, CTO at OneWeb