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November 6, 2008
We are pleased to announce another successful launch mission with the Proton M Breeze M rocket, carrying the Astra 1M satellite built by EADS Astrium for SES ASTRA. Spacecraft separation occurred,... Read more
November 6, 2008
The Breeze M has successfully completed its 3rd and 4th burns. The additional propellant fuel tank was successfully jettisoned as well. The vehicle is in a five-hour coasting period. A 5th and... Read more
November 6, 2008
The Breeze M has successfully completed its 3rd and 4th burns. The additional propellant fuel tank was successfully jettisoned as well. The vehicle is in a five-hour coasting period. A 5th and... Read more
November 5, 2008
We have just received confirmation of the completion of Breeze M's second burn. Next up, in about two hours, the Breeze M will burn for a 3rd time, for about 10 minutes. Then it will shutdown... Read more
November 5, 2008
The Breeze M vehicle has completed its first burn. We expect confirmation that the second burn has been completed in just over one hour from now. Read more
November 5, 2008
The Proton M vehicle has successfully carried out its first-, second- and third-stage separations. The mission is now handed off to the Breeze M upper stage, which has just begun its first burn. We... Read more
November 5, 2008
We have liftoff of the Proton M Breeze M rocket and the Astra 1M satellite! The first burn should ignite in about 11 minutes and will last just under eight minutes. Stay tuned for further updates. Read more
November 4, 2008
[img]http://www.ilslaunch.com/assets/Images/Media/ASTRA-1M-Blog/pad-arrival.JPG[/img] Yesterday was a long and exciting day here in Baikonur. After receiving the OK last night from the State... Read more
October 30, 2008
[img]http://www.ilslaunch.com/assets/Images/Media/ASTRA-1M-Blog/2-the-signing.jpg[/img] As we get closer to our launch date, the number of activities is increasing... One of the more "... Read more
October 28, 2008
It has been a very busy few days here in Baikonur. After a successful mating of the SC to the Breeze M, it was time to say goodbye to the SC, at least, visually. As the SC hovered horizontally... Read more

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