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An International Launch Services (ILS) Proton Breeze M successfully placed the Inmarsat-5 F1 (I-5 F1) satellite into a super-synchronous (geo-stationary) transfer orbit (SSTO) today.

The Proton Launch System carrying the Russian Federal GLONASS mission on July 2, 2013 from Launch Pad 24 failed, resulting in the integrated launch vehicle falling back to earth a short distance from the launch pad.


On 2 July 2013, a Proton rocket carrying 3 GLONASS navigation satellites suffered a major malfunction shortly after launch and crashed near its launch pad at Baikonur.

EUTELSAT 3D Launched

International Launch Services (ILS) successfully placed the EUTELSAT 3D satellite into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO), today, for Eutelsat Communications of Paris, France.

International Launch Services (ILS), a leader in providing mission integration and launch services to the global commercial satellite industry, successfully delivered Telesat's Anik G1 satellite into orbit today on an ILS Proton. Telesat is a leading global fixed satellite services operator providing reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers.

An International Launch Services (ILS) Russian Proton launched at 2:36 p.m. ET yesterday carrying the Telesat Anik G1 telecommunication satellite.

International Launch Services (ILS) and Intelsat S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services, have signed a contract for two firm ILS Proton launch missions.

International Launch Services (ILS), a leader in providing mission integration and launch services to the global commercial satellite industry, today announced that it has successfully carried the Satmex 8 satellite into orbit on an ILS Proton launch vehicle for Satelites Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. (Satmex) of Mexico City, Mexico.

ILS Proton Launch Success of Intelsat 23

Intelsat 23 LiftoffReston, Va., and Luxembourg, 14 October 2012 - Intelsat S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services, announced today that an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton vehicle successfully launched the Intelsat 23 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Liftoff occurred at 4:37 a.m. EDT (2:37 p.m. local time).