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PROTON LAUNCH OF CENTENARIO SATELLITE POSTPONED

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, April 27, 2015-The launch of a Proton launch vehicle with the Centenario satellite was postponed in order to investigate an anomalous condition discovered on another spacecraft and to re-confirm the flight worthiness of the Centenario satellite.

The vehicle and satellite remain in a safe configuration at the launch site.

The satellite was built by Boeing Satellite Systems International for the Mexican government’s Ministry of Communications and Transportation, the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT).

For updated status on the Centenario mission, please check the ILS website, www.ilslaunch.com.

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Contact: Karen Monaghan, Director of Communications and Customer Relations, International Launch Services, Reston, VA.; +1-571-633-7549; mobile: +1-571-282-5195; k.monaghan@ilslaunch.com

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