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Khrunichev Center: Busy Year for Proton in 2019

The following press release is from Khrunichev Space Center:


Via Satellite: Launch Exec Panel Reveals Some Still Hoping for GEO Satellite ‘Reset’

Launch providers speaking at World Satellite Business Week (WSBW) yesterday told audiences that the stagnant GEO satellite market is creating a number of challenges as they look to grow their businesses. However, the panel was split when it came to forecasting future GEO orders, with United Launch Alliance (ULA) President and CEO Tory Bruno and ILS President Kirk Pysher stating that they still believe the GEO market could “hit the reset button” and make a comeback.


SpaceNews: Amid GEO downturn, launch operators look for new markets

PARIS — With orders for geostationary orbit satellites declining, potentially permanently, commercial launch service providers are looking to government and other markets to make up for lost business.


ILS Proud to Partner With Higher Orbits

Higher Orbits’s Go For Launch! Loudoun County event was held on October 6 and 8, 2018 at Leesburg Junction, Virginia. ILS COO & Vice President, Programs and Operations, John Palmé participated in the event as a judge. Congratulations to Team Persephone for winning the competition! ILS supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and is always thrilled to partner with Higher Orbits.


ILS President Pysher Meets With Rogozin

ILS President Kirk Pysher is in Moscow to meet with Dmitry Rogozin, Director General of Roscosmos. Previously Rogozin was Deputy Prime Minister of Russia in charge of the Defense Industry from 2011 to 2018. ILS will have more coverage from the meeting soon.


ILS in Jakarta for APSCC

ILS is in Jakarta, Indonesia for APSCC 2018 which takes place from October 2-4. ILS has been a proud member and longtime supporter of APSCC, Asia’s executive event for the satellite and space industry.



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