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December 27, 2010
We have had a successful mission with the ILS Proton Breeze M rocket, carrying the KA-SAT satellite built by EADS Astrium. We have had confirmation that the satellite separated from the vehicle on... Read more
December 27, 2010
We have confirmed that the Breeze M Upper Stage has successfully completed its 3rd and 4th burns, as well as jettisoning its additional propellant tank. The vehicle is now in a 5-hour coast period... Read more
December 26, 2010
As the Breeze M Upper Stage of the ILS Proton rocket continues its climb into space with the KA-SAT satellite, we have received confirmation that the 2nd burn of the upper stage occurred and shut... Read more
December 26, 2010
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 26, 2010
We had a successful liftoff about 10 minutes ago of our Proton M Breeze M rocket, which is carrying the KA-SAT satellite. The three stages of the Proton vehicle have performed as planned, and it is... Read more
December 26, 2010
We have liftoff! of the Proton Breeze M rocket and the KA-SAT satellite. Read more
December 23, 2010
The ILV rolled out the Breeze M fueling station yesterday afternoon. The first day of fueling was completed yesterday evening, and now we are on to day two. Tonight is the State Commission meeting to... Read more
December 21, 2010
Joint ops restarted on Friday! The orbital unit, which consists of the space craft/adapter/upper stage, was tilted and then encapsulated by the payload fairing. A dinner was held Friday evening to... Read more
December 8, 2010
We started joint operations yesterday afternoon. It was a long day, but all parties did a great job and worked very hard to get the spacecraft (SC) mated to the payload adapter (PLA). Today the SC/... Read more
December 8, 2010
ILS sponsored a BBQ at the end of the second day of propellant loading on Friday. The Astrium propellant team worked very hard and the BBQ was a nice break before their changeover day. Pete and... Read more

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