Russia has started the companion from the floating cosmodromethe Carrier rocket “ Zenith - 3SL “ started today from floating launcher Odyssey in equatorial area of Pacific ocean within the limits of the project “ Sea start “ (Sea Launch), has successfully put into orbit telecommunication companion Intelsat 19, have informed in it is rocket - space corporation “ Energy “.
“ At 09:23 Moscow time from equatorial area of Pacific ocean start " has been carried out; - the interlocutor of agency has told.
start translation could be observed in a hall of management of corporation flights. Over start the command of experts placed on a command vessel in immediate proximity from a starting platform supervised.
companion Intelsat - 19 is made in the USA by company Space Systems Loral by request of communications service provider Intelsat. It will provide a satellite announcement in Australia.
we Will notice that else in February of this year the head of federal space agency “ Russian Space Department “ Vladimir Popovkin mentioned that together with RKK “ Energy “ the agency plans to restore a demand “ Sea start “.
Last start which has been carried out during the project, has been made on September, 25th last year - then from the floating cosmodrome have started companion Atlantic Bird 7. In total within the limits of the project it has been made more than 30 starts.