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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Sea Launch Scheduled

KIEV -- Sea Launch, an international satellite launch venture led by Boeing, will carry out its second commercial blast off from a floating platform in January, a Ukrainian official said.

"The next, second commercial launch of our Zenit [rocket booster] will be carried out Jan. 31," Oleksander Mashchenko, deputy chief designer at rocket maker Yuzhnoye, said Thursday.

Sea Launch uses Zenit-3SL three-stage rocket boosters, made by Yuzhnoye.