ILS Proton Breeze M

Specifications

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:

For further information on ILS Proton please see our Proton Mission Planners’ Guide (PDF) and our Proton Breeze M Brochure (PDF).

MISSION LOG

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.

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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.

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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.

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Glavkosmos and ILS: Joint Work on the International Market

MAY 8, 2019, WASHINGTON D.C. – The following is a press release from Glavkosmos:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Man Behind ILS’s Mission Posters

ILS has worked with talented graphic designer Todd Kiraly for more than 15 years. He has designed many of ILS’s mission posters, stickers and also exhibit graphics.

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Description

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.

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