Executive Team

  • Tiphaine Louradour

    Tiphaine Louradour

    President
    Tiphaine Louradour

    Tiphaine Louradour

    President

    Tiphaine joined ILS in March 2020 after 13 years at United Launch Alliance where she most recently held the position of President, Global Commercial Sales. She started her career working in finance and operations for top-tier, global consulting firms and companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 businesses in the telecommunications, publishing, and healthcare industries. During this time, she gained valuable international business experience and held a variety of leadership positions. Tiphaine holds a degree of general studies in economics and a Maîtrise des Sciences de Gestion from Dauphine University in Paris and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. One of her favorite quotes is “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela.

  • Jim Kramer

    Jim Kramer

    VP, Engineering and Sales
    Jim Kramer

    Jim Kramer

    VP, Engineering and Sales

    Jim has over 30 years of career experience in launch vehicle engineering, program management, business development, commercial and government sales with ILS and former ILS parent companies, General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin. Jim has been with ILS since its inception in 1994, holding a variety of positions, most recently as VP of Engineering. Jim holds a Bachelor Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Minnesota and an Executive Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

  • Sharoyn Marshall

    Sharoyn Marshall

    Director, Trade Compliance and Business Operations
    Sharoyn Marshall

    Sharoyn Marshall

    Director, Trade Compliance and Business Operations

 

Mission

ILS creates value for our Customers by providing dependable access to space through proven and innovative launch solutions.

 

International Launch Services (ILS) offers a complete array of services and support, from contract signing through mission management and on-orbit delivery.

ILS exclusively owns worldwide commercial and civil sales, and mission management of satellite launches using the following launch vehicles:

·      Proton Breeze M

·      Angara 1.2

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ILS provides a comprehensive set of launch services for global satellite operators. These include:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Mission Management
  • Launch operations
  • On-orbit delivery
  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • Technical translation

Learn more about what makes ILS a leader in the global satellite launch industry!

 

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History

Created in 1995, ILS has played a pivotal role in the history of rocketry and satellite launches – we’ve worked with more than 45 companies in 22 countries, launching more than 400 missions.

Not only have we set the standard for Russian-American space cooperation, we’ve had unparalled success in the industry due to our core values:

·      Reliable: offering quality, heritage systems that are vertically integrated

·      Dedicated: customer focused; steady production and launch rates

·      Stable: sustainable business model spanning more than 20 years

·      Flexible: demonstrated ability to meet customers’ changing needs

·      Competitive: in services, price, terms and conditions

Key Dates:

2016
2015
2013
2002
2001
2000
  • 6 June: First successful flight of Breeze M with Proton K
1998
  • 20 November: Federal Proton launch of Zarya, the first component of the International Space Station
1996
1995
1965
  • 16 July: First launch of Proton

ILS is a subsidiary of the Khrunichev Space Center (Khrunichev), a longstanding leader in the advancement of space programs.

Founded in 1916 and headquartered in Moscow, Khrunichev’s varied product lines include launch vehicles and launch vehicle upper stages, communication and earth observation satellites, rocket engines and space station modules.

We are dedicated to the success of your mission – Launch with ILS!

 

Contact Us!

For the latest news and information, or if you have a question, please email ILS at contactus@ilslaunch.com