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Preparations for the Yamal-601 Spacecraft Continue
MAY 16, 2019, WASHINGTON D.C. – The following is a press release from Khrunichev Space Center: Preparations to launch the Proton M vehicle with the Russian Yamal-601 communications satellite manufactured by France’s Thales Alenia Space for the Russian satellite operator, Gazprom Space Systems, have been ongoing as planned at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
ILS Opens New Era With New Launch Pricing; Will Operate Under Glavkosmos
WASHINGTON, DC – April 12, 2019 – International Launch Services (ILS), a U.S.-based global commercial launch services provider, is inaugurating a new era in its 25-plus-year history, and in the life of the historic Proton M launch vehicle, company officials have declared.
Khrunichev: Program to Ensure Reliability of Proton Launches will Continue
The following press release was published by Khrunichev on March 6, 2019: One of the top priorities at Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center (Khrunichev Center) is to ensure the quality and reliability of the Proton launch vehicles.
Proton for Spektr-RG Launch Sent to Baikonur
The following press release is from Roscosmos: A Proton M launch vehicle was sent from Khrunichev Space Center in Moscow to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan via train on February 26.
Fueling for the Spektr-RG Spacecraft has Begun
Specialists of Roscosmos at the Baikonur Cosmodrome have begun operations to fuel the Spektr-RG spacecraft with fuel components. Fueling will last for several days. After fueling, the spacecraft will be prepared for integration with the Proton launch vehicle.
ILS President Pysher was a Panelist at Satellite 2019’s Closing Session on Tuesday
The space and satellite communities thrive on international cooperation, and the new partnership between ILS and Glavkosmos is a prime example of that.
Pysher Invited to Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy Complex
ILS President Kirk Pysher was invited by Glavkosmos Director General Dmitry Loskutov to visit the space museum complex at the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy in Moscow. Inspired by the 19th century world expositions held in London, Paris, and Chicago, the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy — known more popularly by the Russian acronym VDNH — was built to showcase and celebrate the agricultural, industrial, and technological accomplishments of the Soviet Union and its constituent peoples and republics.
Proton Launch Vehicle Sent to Baikonur for Yamal-601 Launch
The train carrying the Proton-M launch vehicle, Breeze M Upper Stage, head fairing and transition system designed to launch the Yamal-601 satellite left for Baikonur on April 12.
ILS manages and monitors every mission from inception to liftoff as well as post-launch. Each client works with a dedicated team to provide critical information for each step of the launch process. The mission integration and launch schedules created for customers detail all activities and timing for a successful launch program.