ILS Proton Breeze M

Specifications

Performance Reference: 6.27 metric tons to GTO and 6.47 metric tons to reference SSTO at 1500 m/s delta V
Typical Mission: Approximately 9 hours utilizing a five-burn Breeze M mission design
Stages: Three-stage Proton rocket with restartable upper stage
Structure Type: Monocoque
Materials: Aluminum and composites
Propellants: Nitrogen Tetroxide (N2O4); Unsymmetrical DiMethyl Hydrazine (UDMH)
Gross Liftoff Mass: 705,000 kg (1,554,000 lb)
Total Length: 58.2 m (191 ft), with standard commercial 4.1 m diameter fairing.

The enhanced performance provided by the commercial Proton Launch Vehicle enables our customers to design and launch heavier and more capable spacecraft while maintaining cost effective mission life times.

Advantages of the ILS Proton Breeze M Launch Vehicle:

  • Restartable upper stage for mission optimization — LEO, MEO, HEO, GTO, GSO, SSTO
  • Compatible with all major commercial spacecraft platforms for dedicated single and multiple launches
  • Experience launching dual-use satellites and satellites with hosted payloads
  • Demonstrated capability to build and serve space stations

ILS Proton Breeze M Rocket Stages:

For further information on ILS Proton please see our Proton Mission Planners’ Guide (PDF) and our Proton Breeze M Brochure (PDF).

MISSION LOG

Coverage of the Successful EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 Launch

Congratulations to our customers EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 on the launch of their respective satellites!

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Proton Successfully Launches EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 Satellites

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, 9 October 2019 — International Launch Services (ILS) has successfully inserted the EUTELSAT 5 West B and the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1) satellites into their planned Supersynchronous Transfer Orbits (SSTO) for Eutelsat of Paris, France, and SpaceLogistics LLC of Dulles, Virginia.

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Proton With EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 Satellites has Launched

Lift-off of the EUTELSAT 5 West B and Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecrafts took place on October 9 at 15:17 Baikonur time (10:17 GMT / 12:17 CET / 06:17 EDT).

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Tune in Starting at 6 am Eastern Time on October 9 for the Launch Broadcast

Watch the EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 launch broadcast tomorrow starting at 6 am ET on the ILS website: http://e5wbmev1.imgondemand.com/

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MEDIA ADVISORY: ILS PROTON TO LAUNCH EUTELSAT 5 WEST B / MEV-1 SATELLITES

Watch the live webcast at 06:00 AM ET at http://E5WBMEV1.IMGONDEMAND.COM

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EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 Spacecrafts Arrive at Launch Pad 39

The Integrated Launch Vehicle and the EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecrafts are now at Launch Pad 39! All testings and the countdown rehearsal were completed successfully.

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Visit the Mission Control Page for Updates on the EUTELSAT 5 West B / MEV-1 Launch

The ILS Proton and the EUTELSAT 5 West B / Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecrafts are now at launch pad 39! Launch is scheduled for October 9 at 15:17 Baikonur time (10:17 GMT / 12:17 CET / 06:17 EDT). Great job by all the hard working crew to get the Proton and spacecrafts ready for the launch!

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Integrated Launch Vehicle Rollout to Pad 39 Scheduled for Saturday, October 5

The State Commission has approved the Integrated Launch Vehicle rollout to Pad 39 on Saturday.

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Description

ILS manages and monitors every mission from inception to liftoff as well as post-launch. Each client works with a dedicated team to provide critical information for each step of the launch process. The mission integration and launch schedules created for customers detail all activities and timing for a successful launch program.

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