ILS Adds Telesat’s Nimiq 2 Launch to Atlas V Roster


McLEAN, Va., June 28, 2001 – International Launch Services (ILS) is scheduled to launch Telesat Canada's Nimiq 2 satellite in late 2002 on an Atlas V rocket, under a contract announced today with the satellite's builder, Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS).


ILS Launches ICO Satellite in 1st Atlas Mission of Year


CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., June 19, 2001 – An Atlas IIAS rocket carried a satellite for ICO Global Communications into orbit early this morning, marking the first Atlas launch of the year for International Launch Services (ILS).


Atlas V to Launch INMARSAT-4


PARIS, June 19, 2001 – International Launch Services (ILS) is in the final stages of contract negotiations with Inmarsat to launch at least one of Inmarsat's next-generation satellites, the Inmarsat-4, during 2003/2004 using the Atlas V rocket, both companies announced today. The contract includes options for additional launches. Financial terms were not disclosed.


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