Inaugural Atlas V Scores Success for ILS, Lockheed Martin


CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Aug. 21, 2002 – The first Atlas V launch vehicle scored a triumph for builder Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT) and launch provider International Launch Services (ILS) today, placing its satellite payload into orbit with a flawless flight.


Launch of EchoStar Satellite to be Rescheduled


BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, June 26, 2002 – Officials of International Launch Services (ILS) announced that the launch of the EchoStar VIII satellite will be rescheduled as soon as testing on the Loral-built spacecraft has been completed.


ILS Awarded for Strategic Alliance Leadership by Frost & Sullivan


SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2002 – The following is a Frost & Sullivan press release: Frost & Sullivan today announced International Launch Services (ILS), a global satellite launch services provider, as winner of the 2002 Market Engineering Strategic Alliance Leadership Award. ILS received this award for the strategic alliance formed between Russian companies Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center and RSC Energia, and Lockheed Martin Corporation in the United States, which has shaken the customary launch services market standing since the group's creation in 1995.


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