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Odyssey (launch platform)

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L/P Odyssey is a self-propelled semi-submersible mobile spacecraft launch platform converted from a mobile drilling rig in 1997. [1]

44 relations: American Bureau of Shipping, ARCO, Blowout (well drilling), Boeing, DemoSat, Diamond Offshore Drilling, DirecTV, Dry dock, Dundee, Energia (corporation), Esquimalt, Geostationary transfer orbit, Gross tonnage, Hawker Siddeley Nimrod, Health and Safety Executive, Intelsat 27, ITV (TV network), Japan, Kværner, Newfoundland (island), North Sea, Norway, NSS-8, Ocean Ranger, ODECO, Pacific Ocean, Pilot (locomotive), Port of Long Beach, RAF Lossiemouth, Rescue (UK TV series), Scottish Television, Sea Launch, Sea Launch Commander, Semi-submersible, Spacecraft, Stavanger, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Thuraya, United Press International, United States, Vyborg, Yakutat, Alaska, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Zenit (rocket family).

American Bureau of Shipping

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is a classification society, with a mission to promote the security of life, property and the natural environment, primarily through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine-related facilities.

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Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO, pronounced ar-kouh) is an American oil company with operations in the United States, Indonesia, the North Sea, the South China Sea and Mexico.

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Blowout (well drilling)

A blowout is the uncontrolled release of crude oil and/or natural gas from an oil well or gas well after pressure control systems have failed.

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The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.

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A DemoSat is a boilerplate spacecraft used to test a carrier rocket without risking a real satellite on the launch.

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Diamond Offshore Drilling

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. is an offshore drilling contractor.

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DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.

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Dry dock

A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.

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Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.

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Energia (corporation)

PAO S. P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (Raketno-kosmicheskaya korporatsiya “Energiya” im.), also known as RSC Energia (РКК «Энергия», RKK “Energiya”), is a Russian manufacturer of ballistic missile, spacecraft and space station components.

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The Township of Esquimalt is a municipality at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada.

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Geostationary transfer orbit

A geosynchronous transfer orbit or geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) is a Hohmann transfer orbit—an elliptical orbit used to transfer between two circular orbits of different radii in the same plane—used to reach geosynchronous or geostationary orbit using high-thrust chemical engines.

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Gross tonnage

Gross tonnage (often abbreviated as GT, G.T. or gt) is a nonlinear measure of a ship's overall internal volume.

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Hawker Siddeley Nimrod

The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod was a maritime patrol aircraft developed and operated by the United Kingdom.

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Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain.

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Intelsat 27

Intelsat 27 was an American communications satellite which was to have been operated by Intelsat.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Kværner was a Norwegian engineering and construction services company that existed between 1853 and 2005.

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Newfoundland (island)

Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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NSS-8 was a Dutch telecommunications satellite that was destroyed during launch.

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Ocean Ranger

Ocean Ranger was a semi-submersible mobile offshore drilling unit that sank in Canadian waters on 15 February 1982.

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Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company (ODECO) was a pioneering offshore drilling company formed by Alden J. "Doc" Laborde and John Hayward in May 1953.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Pilot (locomotive)

In railroading, the pilot (also known as a cowcatcher or cattle catcher) is the device mounted at the front of a locomotive to deflect obstacles on the track that might otherwise derail the train.

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Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach, also known as the Harbor Department of the City of Long Beach, is the second-busiest container port in the United States, after the Port of Los Angeles, which it adjoins.

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RAF Lossiemouth

Royal Air Force Lossiemouth or more commonly RAF Lossiemouth or Lossie is a military airfield located on the western edge of the town of Lossiemouth in Moray, north-east Scotland.

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Rescue (UK TV series)

Rescue was a 13-part documentary series created, directed and filmed by Paul Berriff.

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Scottish Television

Scottish Television (now, legally, known as STV Central Ltd) is the ITV franchise for Central Scotland.

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Sea Launch

Sea Launch is a multinational spacecraft launch service that used a mobile maritime launch platform for equatorial launches of commercial payloads on specialized Zenit-3SL rockets through 2014.

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Sea Launch Commander

Sea Launch Commander is the command ship for Sea Launch.

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Semi-submersible may refer to a self-propelled vessel, such as.

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A spacecraft is a vehicle or machine designed to fly in outer space.

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Stavanger is a city and municipality in Norway.

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Sumitomo Heavy Industries

(SHI) is an integrated manufacturer of industrial machinery, automatic weaponry, ships, bridges and steel structure, equipment for environmental protection, including recycling, power transmission equipment, plastic molding machines, laser processing systems, particle accelerators, material handling systems, cancer diagnostic and treatment equipment and others.

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Thuraya (الثريا), from the Arabic name for the constellation of the Pleiades, "Thurayya", is a regional Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) provider.

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United Press International

United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vyborg (p; Viipuri,; Viborg; Wiborg; Viiburi) is a town in, and the administrative center of, Vyborgsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia.

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Yakutat, Alaska

The City and Borough of Yakutat (Tlingit: Yaakwdáat) is a borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Yokosuka, Kanagawa

is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Zenit (rocket family)

Zenit (Зеніт, Зени́т; meaning Zenith) is a family of space launch vehicles designed by the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau in Dnipro, Ukraine, which was then part of the Soviet Union.

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IMO 8753196, Ocean Odyssey, Ocean Odyssey Drilling Rig Blowout, Odyssey Launch Platform.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odyssey_(launch_platform)

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