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ILS announces first commercial shared launch

Thursday 13 October 2016 | 14:12 CET | News
International Launch Services (ILS) announced its first commercial shared launch using a Proton Breeze M with the Eutelsat 5 West B satellite and MEV-1, the first Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) developed by Orbital ATK. In addition, ILS announced the first commercial contract incorporating the use of the newly announced Proton Medium launch vehicle. Both launches are for Eutelsat Communications. The shared launch on Proton Breeze M will carry the Eutelsat 5 West B satellite, built on Orbital ATK's GeoStar satellite platform, with an Airbus Defence and Space-built payload stacked on top of

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / International Launch Services
Countries: World
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