Sea Launch Ocean Odyssey

Published: Oct. 8, 2011 at 12:17 AM HST|Updated: Oct. 8, 2011 at 12:24 AM HST
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HONOLULU - (HawaiiNewsNow)

A giant vessel docked at Aloha Tower is getting a lot of attention.

It's called the Sea Launch Ocean Odyssey and it's actually a floating launch pad that rockets commercial satellite into space from sea.

The ship, which is a modified oil rig, has sent up satellites for XM radio, Direct TV and Dish Network just to name a few.

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