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.