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December 29, 2009
We have had a successful mission with the Proton M Breeze M rocket, carrying the DTV 12 satellite built by Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems for DIRECTV. We have had confirmation that the... Read more
December 28, 2009
We have confirmed that the Breeze M upper stage has successfully completed its 3rd & 4th burns, as well as jettisoning its additional propellant tank. The vehicle is now in a 5-hour coast... Read more
December 28, 2009
As the Breeze M upper stage of our Proton M rocket continues its climb into space with the DTV 12 satellite, we have received confirmation that the 2nd burn of the upper stage occurred and shut... Read more
December 28, 2009
We have received confirmation of completion of the first burn. The vehicle is now scheduled to be out of range for about an hour, after which we will hear confirmation of the second burn. Read more
December 28, 2009
We had a successful liftoff about 10 minutes ago of our Proton M Breeze M rocket, which is carrying the DTV 12 satellite. The three stages of the Proton vehicle have performed as planned, and it is... Read more
December 28, 2009
We have liftoff! of the Proton M Breeze M rocket and the DIRECTV 12 satellite. Read more
December 21, 2009
Joint operations started in earnest on 13 December when Boeing moved the DIRECTV 12 satellite into Hall 101 and mated the SC to the adapter. The next day, the SC/Adapter was mated to the Breeze-M... Read more
December 15, 2009
Well, the SC is fueled, tested, verified, closed out and ready to go – a great job by the entire Boeing team. We start joint operations on Sunday, which means that we start... Read more
December 7, 2009
Well, back home in Virginia, they are experiencing their first snowfall of the season, and here at the Baikonur Cosmodrome it’s actually warmer and drier. We had a few flurries a... Read more
December 2, 2009
Boeing continues to perform their standalone SC operations on schedule. This includes electrical checks of the SC, and preparations for the loading of the SC with propellants. Meawhile, we had our... Read more

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