A failure review oversight board (FROB) convened by Sea Launch and Energia Logistics Ltd. has accepted the findings and proposed fixes of contractors investigating the Jan. 31 failure of a Sea Launch Zenit 3-SL shortly after liftoff from the Sea Launch Odyssey floating launch pad. The failure cost Intelsat a new communications satellite — Intelsat 27, designed to operate in the C- and Ku-bands for customers in the Americas, the North Atlantic region and Europe — and a hosted ...

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