Intelsat picks ILS Proton launch vehicle for 5 satellites

Wednesday 11 November 2015 | 17:05 CET | News
International Launch Services (ILS) announced a multi-launch agreement with Intelsat for five ILS Proton missions through 2023 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The agreement is designed to provide Intelsat with increased flexibility in its fleet management and the necessary launch schedule assurance that it requires. Yet to be designated, the five satellites will be launched using the Proton Breeze M launch vehicle, manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center (Khrunichev), the majority owner of ILS.  Proton launched 407 missions since its maiden flight in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Intelsat
Countries: Kazakhstan / World
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