ILS Proton Breeze M
Performance Reference: 6.27 metric tons to GTO and 6.47 metric tons to reference SSTO at 1500 m/s delta V
Typical Mission: Approximately 9 hours utilizing a five-burn Breeze M mission design
Stages: Three-stage Proton rocket with restartable upper stage
Structure Type: Monocoque
Materials: Aluminum and composites
Propellants: Nitrogen Tetroxide (N2O4); Unsymmetrical DiMethyl Hydrazine (UDMH)
Gross Liftoff Mass: 705,000 kg (1,554,000 lb)
Total Length: 58.2 m (191 ft), with standard commercial 4.1 m diameter fairing.
The enhanced performance provided by the commercial Proton Launch Vehicle enables our customers to design and launch heavier and more capable spacecraft while maintaining cost effective mission life times.
Advantages of the ILS Proton Breeze M Launch Vehicle:
- Restartable upper stage for mission optimization — LEO, MEO, HEO, GTO, GSO, SSTO
- Compatible with all major commercial spacecraft platforms for dedicated single and multiple launches
- Experience launching dual-use satellites and satellites with hosted payloads
- Demonstrated capability to build and serve space stations
ILS Proton Breeze M Rocket Stages:
KazSat-2 has been Providing TV Broadcasting in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 8 Years
July 16, 2011 was the first International Launch Services (ILS) Proton shared launch, successfully placing the SES-3 satellite and the KazSat-2 spacecraft into orbit. For eight years KazSat-2 has provided television broadcasting and data transmission in the KazSat satellite communications system in the interests of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
ILS was in Moscow to Attend Industry Briefing for Underwriters and Customers
ILS was in Moscow, Russia on July 10, 2019 to attend a quality and reliability briefing hosted by Khrunichev Space Center for customers and the insurance underwriting community.
Proton-M Successfully Launches Spektr-RG; 5-Year Reliability Rises to 95.7%
JULY 15, 2019, BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN – Following is a press release from Roscosmos and Khrunichev: The Proton M launch vehicle with the Block DM-3 upper stage and the Spektr-RG astrophysical observatory was successfully launched from Site 81 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 13, 2019 at 3:30:57 p.m. Moscow time. The launch and flight were completed with no issues making this the second launch of this type of vehicle in 2019.
Proton News: Spektr-RG Observatory Scheduled to Launch on July 12
The Proton launch vehicle with the Spektr-RG observatory was delivered to Site 81 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Tuesday, July 9. The Federal (non-ILS) launch with the DM-03 upper stage will take place on July 12, 2019.
ILS in Moscow to Meet With Glavkosmos and GK Launch Services
ILS is in Moscow along with Glavkosmos and GK Launch Services representatives for a briefing regarding the Proton launch vehicle’s production quality. ILS President Kirk Pysher and Jim Kramer, Vice President, Engineering and Mission Assurance, were part of the panel.
ILS is in Singapore for the Satellite Industry Forum
ILS is in Singapore for the Satellite Industry Forum (SIF) 2019 which takes place on June 17 at the Four Seasons Hotel. Kevin Reyes, ILS Senior Director, Sales, was part of the panel “Well, Actually, it is Rocket Science.” A description of the panel:
Spektr-RG with DM-03 Upper Stage Integrated with Proton Launch Vehicle
The Spektr-RG observatory with the DM-03 Upper Stage has been integrated with the Proton launch vehicle.
Roscosmos Has Placed an Order of $31 Million for Angara 1.2 Light Rocket
The following is an article from TASS News Agency: Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos has placed an order to the tune of 2 billion rubles ($31 million) for the manufacture of a light Angara-1.2 carrier rocket for the launch of Gonets-M satellites, according to the information posted on the government’s procurement website on Monday.