the frameworks of the project the space rocket complex was developed, which consists of
- marine segment,
- rocket segment,
- spacecraft segment and
segment consists of assemble and command ship and launch platform. Norwegian Kvaerner
Company is responsible for construction and running.
Commander assemble and command ship is sea analogue of ground technical facilities and
Flight Control Center.
Odyssey launch platform
is an oil-producing platform which after repair and modernization was modified in floating
launch complex equipping by launch pad and other launching system.
part of space rocket complex is rocket segment which is under responsibility of Russian
Energiya Space Rocket Company.
segment consists of three-staged ecological Zenit-3SL launcher and technological complexes
for vehicles launching.
- two-staged Zenit-2S launcher designed and manufactured by Yuzhnoye
State Design Office and PA Yuzhnoye. Zenit-2S is an up-to-date launch vehicle
characterized by exploitation simplicity and complete automation of pre-launch and launch
- DM-SL upper stage by Energiya Corporation is characterized by high
- Payload block by Boeing.
is responsible for development of Zenit-2S launcher.
facilities and launch systems were made by Russian Technological Machine-Building Design
Office and Energia SRC.
consists of basic port. It is a leasehold territory in Long Beach, USA equipped by
It is aimed at spacecraft preparing, launch
platform and assemble and command ship mooring, refueling, loading of launcher's stages,
upper stage and payload block on the board.
Boeing is responsible for basic port development
Sea launch Facilities are the equipment for
launcher and fuel delivery at port of loading and ensuring for transportation control and
Pre-launch and launch technology is following.
Launcher's components, payload block and fuel are
loaded on the board of assemble and command ship in the basic port.
Assembled launcher is transferred to hangar of
launch platform for pre-launch operations.
Ship and platform systems ensure remote automated
launching of vehicle.
Currently twenty four launches were carried out from
It is planned to carry out 17% of all commercial
launches within the frameworks of Sea Launch Program in several years.