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.


ILS to Launch Boeing-Built Satellite for New ICO


McLEAN, Va., March 19, 2001 – International Launch Services (ILS) will launch an ICO satellite, built by Boeing Satellite Systems Inc. (BSS), in June on an Atlas IIAS vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.


ILS, EchoStar Sign for 2 Launches


McLEAN, Va., Feb. 5, 2001 – International Launch Services (ILS) and EchoStar Communications Corp. announced an agreement today for the launch of two geostationary direct broadcast satellites, plus options for launching additional spacecraft. Financial terms were not disclosed.


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