Final Preparations Underway for First Sea Launch Mission
ON BOARD SEA LAUNCH COMMANDER The Sea Launch program is conducting sea trials off the Southern California coast for its planned demonstration mission on the equator that is scheduled in about one month. Following completion of sea trials and final preparations in port, the command ship and self-propelled launch platform are scheduled to depart Long Beach, Calif., on Feb. 28 for the launch site, about 1,400 mi. southeast of Hawaii.
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