Urgent: Russia launches communications satellite from floating pad
MOSCOW, Dec 03, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Russia has launched a French
communications satellite from a seaborne launch platform, the
federal space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.
Live webcast showed the Zenit-3SL carrier rocket, with a W-5A
telesat on board, blasted off from the equator-deployed Sea Launch
Odyssey platform in the Pacific Ocean.
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