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News Archive / Tagged: Sea Launch

  • New owner of Sea Launch eyes at least 10 missions in five years

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 10th, 2016

    S7 Group, the new owner of the Sea Launch complex, has revealed its flight plans for the upcoming years. According to Sergei Sopov, CEO of S7 Space Transport Systems, the Sea Launch platform could carry out from 10 to 12 launches in the first five years after the resumption of its work.

  • Roscosmos backs out of troubled NewSpace firm Sea Launch

    Jason RhianApril 1st, 2016

    Zenit-3SL rockets may still be launched by commercial launch service provider Sea Launch – but Roscosmos won't be involved with the project anymore. This is according to reports appearing on both TASS as well as The Moscow Times. These recent events represent the latest upheaval for a company that has had problems repeatedly throughout its history.

  • Russia reveals long-term plans for its Angara launch vehicle

    Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 2nd, 2015

    The Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center has revealed its long-term plans for the Russian Angara launch vehicle. According to the company’s announcement, the rocket’s launch manifest includes 10 test launches in the next few years.

  • Sea Launch reduces staff due to lull in launches

    Jim SharkeyAugust 27th, 2014

    Sea Launch has announced staff reductions due to a lack of launches for 2014.  The cutbacks will be made at the company’s headquarters located in Nyon, Switzerland and its prime contractor Energia Logistics in Calif. Satellite Today reported that Sea Launch will also be taking its vessels Sea Launch Commander and Odyssey out of service, […]