Eutelsat Communications has been advised by Sea Launch of a delay to the planned launch on April 15 of the Eutelsat 3B satellite.
The Eutelsat 3B satellite has arrived in Long Beach, California, from Toulouse, France and has been transported to the Sea Launch Home Port facility to be prepared for launch on April 15.
WATCH VIDEO. Intelsat has said that the launch of the Intelsat 27 satellite failed. A commercial Sea Launch rocket failed 40 seconds after liftoff from its floating launch platform in the Pacific Ocean
Eutelsat has announced that its Eutelsat 70B satellite has been successfully delivered into orbit by a Zenit-3SL rocket operated by Sea Launch AG from the ocean-based Odyssey Launch Platform in international waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Luxembourg-based SES and Sea Launch have announced that they have entered into a framework understanding regarding possible cooperation on the future launch of SES satellites on Sea Launch launch vehicles.
Eutelsat has announced that it has signed a contract with International Launch Services (ILS) for the launch in mid-November 2009 of the W7 satellite on an ILS Proton. Originally, the satellite was scheduled for launch by Sea Launch.