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Russia has sent a European communications satellite into orbit from a floating platform in the Pacific Ocean, after the last launch in 2013 ended with the satellite plunging into the sea.The last launch on February 1, 2013 failed, with the Zenit rocket -- made from parts produced both in Ukraine and Russia -- falling into the sea without managing to put a US Intelsat satellite into orbit.Russia's space-rocket company Energia has said it plans to use the sea platform for four launches in 2014 and five in 2015 .
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