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Sea Launch Delivers DIRECT 11 Satellite to Orbit

SEA LAUNCH PRESS RELEASE Sea Launch Company successfully delivered the DIRECTV 11 broadcast satellite to orbit from its ocean-based equatorial platform. A Zenit-3SL rocket lifted off at 3:48 pm PDT (22:48 GMT) from the Odyssey Launch Platform. All systems performed nominally throughout the flight. The Block DM-SL upper stage inserted the 5,923 kg (13,058 lb) DIRECTV 11 satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit. “I congratulate DIRECTV on today’s successful launch,” said […]

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  • March 20, 2008