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May 21, 2011
We have had a successful mission with the Proton M Breeze M rocket, carrying theTelstar 14R/Estrela do Sul 2 satellite built by Space Systems/ Loral. We have had confirmation that the satellite... Read more
May 20, 2011
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
May 20, 2011
As the Breeze M Upper Stage of the ILS Proton rocket continues its climb into space with the Telstar 14R/ Estrela do Sul 2 satellite, we have received confirmation that the 2nd burn of the upper... Read more
May 20, 2011
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
May 20, 2011
We had a successful liftoff about 10 minutes ago of the ILS Proton M Breeze M rocket, which is carrying theTelstar 14R/ Estrela do Sul 2 satellite. The three stages of the Proton vehicle have... Read more
May 20, 2011
We have liftoff! of the ILS Proton Breeze M rocket and the Telstar 14R satellite. Read more
May 9, 2011
Well, joint operations continue without incident.  The spacecraft is mounted to the Breeze M, encapsulation is complete, and the electrical teams are performing their joint checkouts.  But... Read more
May 8, 2011
Didn’t we just get here?  But all of a sudden, we are deep into joint operations.  With the spacecraft (SC) move to Hall 101, all teams have begun the task of finalizing the ascent... Read more
May 6, 2011
The week of standalone operations has quickly drawn to a close. The propellant (prop) team has methodically and flawlessly completed the critical operation of fueling the spacecraft (SC). The three... Read more
May 3, 2011
The Telstar 14R launch campaign continues here in Baikonur.  And the words we like to hear are “on schedule” and “nominal."  Hall 103A has been very busy as the Loral... Read more

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