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Communication sat lost in launch failure

sea launch zenit-3sl intelsat 27 launch failure

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:40 AM

Sea Launch said:

Sea Launch AG announced today that approximately 40 seconds after liftoff of the launch of the Intelsat 27 spacecraft, all telemetry was lost indicating a loss of mission. The spacecraft, built by Boeing Satellite Systems was launched on a Zenit-3SL launch vehicle from the equator on the ocean-based Odyssey launch platform, positioned at 154 degrees West longitude.

Sea Launch will establish a Failure Review Oversight Board to determine the root cause of the incident and will provide additional information, as it becomes available, on the Sea Launch website at: www.sea-launch.com..

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:34 AM

Cost of insurance probably just went up...  :no:

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