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2012-11-21 12:20:54

BERN, Switzerland, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sea Launch vessels have departed Sea Launch Home Port in Long Beach, Calif., for the equator, in preparation for the launch of the EUTELSAT 70B satellite for Eutelsat, one of the world's leading satellite operators. Liftoff is planned for 12:43:55 Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Sunday, December 2nd (20:43:55 UTC/GMT, 21:43:55 CET), at the opening of a 54-minute launch window. (Photo:...

2012-08-14 14:20:08

BERN, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sea Launch and Energia Logistics teams have initiated the automated L-72 hour launch countdown sequence at its equatorial launch site on August 14. Launch operations are now underway at the Equator, at 154 degrees West longitude. The Sea Launch Commander is positioned alongside the Launch Platform Odyssey, with the two vessels periodically connected by a link bridge that facilitates foot traffic between the vessels. A day before...

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2007-11-28 08:55:00

LOS ANGELES -- Unusually strong Pacific currents and winds stymied an attempt to launch a rocket carrying a commercial satellite and forced the oceangoing platform and control ship to sail back from the equator to their home port Tuesday. The launch attempt was the first by Sea Launch Co. since a damaging rocket explosion in January. The mission to put a mobile voice and data services satellite for Abu Dhabi-based Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Co. into orbit will be rescheduled, Sea...