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Russian Rocket Puts U.S. Satellite in Orbit

Sea Launch to Put U.S. Telecoms Satellite Into Orbit
11:01 01/06/2012
MOSCOW, June 1 (RIA Novosti)
Tags: Zenit-3SL, Intelsat 19, Zenit-2SL, Sea Launch AG, Space Systems Loral, Energia space corporation, United States, Russia

A Russian rocket on Friday successfully put the U.S. Intelsat 19 telecoms satellite into orbit, following a seaborne launch, the Russian space corporation Energia said.

The Zenit-3SL rocket lifted off from the launch pad Odyssey in the Pacific Ocean at 05:23 GMT on Friday.

Odyssey, positioned on the equator, is a converted oil rig operated by the Swiss-based rocket company Sea Launch.

The 5,600 kilogram Intelsat 19 is a geostationary communications satellite built by Space Systems Loral.

The satellite carries 46 C-band and 34 Ku-band transponders to provide telecoms services to high-growth markets around the Pacific Rim, including Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and U.S. West Coast.

 

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  • SirkoOf Course...
    05:51, 02/06/2012
    What else is new...??? Some time back I read in a scientific journal that NASA bought 120 Russian rockets and put their own stamp on them. Further these were a type that they did not believe that Russia possessed..


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