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February 1, 2010
The "Consent to Load Propellants" meeting was held between Intelsat and Orbital Sciences. It's a critical step, in that it allows the load of highly hazardous chemicals into the tanks... Read more
February 1, 2010
Orbital's specialists have verified that the SC is completely healthy, and our Intelsat customer provided a final review of all the stand-alone electrical testing results and pronounced the SC... Read more
February 1, 2010
On the night of 11 January, the SC in its container made its way on the train from the airport to the processing facility, referred to as 92A- 50. The main room of this building, known as Hall 101... Read more
January 22, 2010
Our resident weather man, determined that Thursday, January 14 would be a perfect day for a barbecue. The pavilion in front of the Fili was prepared with protection from the cold and wind, and then... Read more
January 22, 2010
On a cool, crisp, sunny morning, Intelsat 16 team members eagerly boarded the bus that would take them to Yubileiny Airport to await the arrival of the Antonov, which was carrying the precious... Read more
January 21, 2010
The first ILS launch campaign of 2010 is underway. The Early Team set out on the 6th of January from Virginia to kick off the launch of the Intelsat 16 commercial communications satellite from... Read more
January 12, 2010
Welcome to the first ILS Proton launch campaign for 2010 – the launch of the Orbital Sciences Corporation-built, Intelsat 16 satellite for Intelsat. Follow along with the mission... Read more

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