Khrunichev: Program to Ensure Reliability of Proton Launches will Continue
The following press release was published by Khrunichev on March 6, 2019: One of the top priorities at Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center (Khrunichev Center) is to ensure the quality and reliability of the Proton launch vehicles.
Proton for Spektr-RG Launch Sent to Baikonur
The following press release is from Roscosmos: A Proton-M launch vehicle was sent from Khrunichev Space Center in Moscow to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan via train on February 26.
Khrunichev: Angara-A5 Launch Scheduled for December 2019
Khrunichev Space Center announced today that the heavy-lift Angara-A5 rocket is scheduled to launch this year in December. In addition, Khrunichev stated that there will be a total of six Proton launches in 2019. The ILS team is in Moscow this week for meetings with Eutelsat to discuss the Eutelsat 5 West B (E5WB) launch, in a dual-stack configuration along with the Northrop Grumman Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1). The launch is scheduled to take place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in 2019.
ILS Attends Global Space Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE
ILS is in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the Global Space Congress which takes place from March 19-21.
ILS is in Dubai, UAE, for CABSAT 2019
ILS is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for CABSAT 2019 which takes place from March 12-14. CABSAT is the Middle East and Africa’s leading event for content creation, content production, satellite and content distribution.
Sloan Discusses Rockets & Space with Preschoolers
It’s never too early to get children into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Kevin Sloan, Director, Launch Operations, did a small presentation about rockets for the Kids of the Kingdom Day School in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The preschool serves children ages 4-6 with an emphasis on their social, emotional and academic growth. Sloan was impressed by their knowledge of space.