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International Launch Services (ILS) announces a product line extension of the Proton Breeze M commercial launch vehicle designed to expand the addressable GEO market for cost effective launch solutions in the small and medium satellite class range (3 to 5 metric tons).

International Launch Services (ILS) announces a product line extension of the Proton Breeze M commercial launch vehicle designed to expand the addressable GEO market for cost effective launch solutions in the small and medium satellite class range (3 to 5 metric tons).

International Launch Services (ILS) announces a Multi-Launch Agreement with Intelsat (NYSE: I), the world's leading provider of satellite services, for five ILS Proton missions through 2023 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Almost exactly to the day a year after Russia lost a Proton-M rocket, yet another Proton-M has failed. In this latest setback to the Russian commercial space program, today's Proton-M rocket appeared to launch normally, but failed soon into the launch and did not deliver its payload, a Mexican satellite, to orbit.

The Proton Breeze M launch vehicle successfully launched the Express AM6 satellite into orbit today. The vehicle lifted off at 7:09 p.m. Moscow time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Despite a looming collapse of U.S.-Russian bilateral relations, the standoff over Ukraine has not had any impact on commercial space ventures and intergovernmental space projects, such as the International Space Station, or ISS.

International Launch Services (ILS), a leader in providing mission integration and launch services to the global commercial satellite industry, successfully launched the TURKSAT-4A satellite into orbit today on an ILS Proton vehicle.

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.