Launch of Eutelsat 3B on Zenit from Sea Launch Platform


The Eutelsat 3B satellite was successfully launched into orbit today by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the Sea Launch Odyssey platform positioned in the Pacific Ocean. Liftoff occurred at 21:10 UTC, May 26th 2014, This was the 36th Sea Launch launch and the first since a failure in 2013 with the Intelsat 27 satellite.

Eutelsat 3B will be positioned at 3 degrees East alongside Eutelsat 3A and Eutelsat 3D and will provide video, data, Internet and telecom services across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and parts of South America.

Source: Sea Launch



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