"The first launch ... OneWeb is planned to be carried out from the Guiana Space Center in February 2022," Loskutov said in a statement to TASS.

In total, seven OneWeb satellite launches are planned for next year, he said.

In October, the Russian corporation Roscosmos announced that all 36 British communication satellites OneWeb, launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome, had been launched into orbit.