Sea Launch discussion
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Sea Launch platform Odyssey is now preparing for the launch of the EchoStar X satellite atop a Russian-Ukrainian rocket Zenit- 3SL in February, 2006. On this mission, Sea Launch will lift the 4333 kg communications satellite to a high perigee geosynchronous transfer orbit.
The Odyssey and the assembly and command ship are currently at the equatorial launch site.
SeaLaunch is now preparing for the launch of the EchoStar X satellite on Sunday, February 12, at the opening of a 49-minute launch window, at 23:35 GMT (3:35pm PST).
A Sea Launch Zenit 3SL rocket will launch the Galaxy 16 telecommunications satellite into orbit for PanAmSat, at 07:50 GMT, 17th June, from the Odyssey platform which is now anchored in the Pacific Ocean.