After parent company files for bankruptcy, OneWeb Satellites is furloughing staff on Space Coast due to coronavirus

After its parent company filed for bankruptcy last week, Space Coast-based satellite manufacturer OneWeb Satellites is furloughing some of its staff at its recently opened, $85 million satellite factory in Florida.

The company, which owns the production facility the size of two football fields just outside the gates of Kennedy Space Center, didn’t say how many staffers or what percentage of its personnel was being let go temporarily as a result of the coronavirus outbreak that has decimated businesses across the United States. The company has about 200 employees in Florida. Read more here.