Airbus is building 900 satellites to beam internet from space

Airbus is set to design and build 900 satellites for satellite company OneWeb, […] $2 billion project is partially bankrolled by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and chipmaker Qualcomm. The plan is to launch 700 of the satellites by 2018, with 200 remaining on the ground as back up. – Amanda Connolly, The Next Web