OneWeb opens satellite factory near Kennedy Space Center, helping ‘transform’ the Space Coast

Three years and two months ago, OneWeb founder and chairman Greg Wyler stood on an empty plot of dirt just outside the gates of Kennedy Space Center with then-Florida Gov. Rick Scott. They were talking about building a factory.

OneWeb was seeking to bring digital connectivity to schools even in the most remote areas, but to do it, it needed to manufacture satellites at a lower cost. So it did it itself: OneWeb partnered with Airbus to create the satellite arm of the company, OneWeb Satellites. Read more here.