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March 14, 2018
Customers asked and we responded. With the availability of the Proton Medium vehicle to serve the 3.5-6 metric ton medium class satellite market, operators have a shining star in today’s competitive launch market. Combined with the availability of the 4.35 or the larger 5.2 meter payload fairing for both the Proton Breeze M and the Proton Medium, ILS is addressing the flexibility that operators need. We offer a great ride to space as a single payload, shared payloads or constellations. Read more
March 6, 2018
ILS President, Kirk Pysher ILS and Khrunichev have strategically developed a family of Proton variants that provide the necessary flexibility at an attractive price and you won’t have to settle for used hardware. Proton Medium is derived from the Proton M by simply removing the third stage of the heritage vehicle and replacing it with an interstage structure, thus maintaining the flight qualified systems while minimizing the need for new ground infrastructure. Read more
May 15, 2017
Next Stop, Baikonur: The teams of ILS, KhSC, EchoStar and SSL conducted a successful pre-launch meeting in Moscow today at the Proton Hotel. Then it’s wheels up tomorrow for the charter to the launch site. Read more
May 14, 2017
Moving forward: The EchoStar XXI Breeze M Upper Stage was transferred to the high pressure fueling building today at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in preparation for the launch of the EchoStar XXI satellite for EchoStar this month. @EchoStar @sslmda #EchoStar XXI Read more

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