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:
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.
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.
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.
ILS Attends Global Space Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE
ILS is in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the Global Space Congress which takes place from March 19-21.
Khrunichev: Program to Ensure Reliability of Proton Launches will Continue
The following press release was published by Khrunichev on March 6, 2019: One of the top priorities at Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center (Khrunichev Center) is to ensure the quality and reliability of the Proton launch vehicles.
ILS is in Dubai, UAE, for CABSAT 2019
ILS is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for CABSAT 2019 which takes place from March 12-14. CABSAT is the Middle East and Africa’s leading event for content creation, content production, satellite and content distribution.
Sloan Discusses Rockets & Space with Preschoolers
It’s never too early to get children into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Kevin Sloan, Director, Launch Operations, did a small presentation about rockets for the Kids of the Kingdom Day School in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The preschool serves children ages 4-6 with an emphasis on their social, emotional and academic growth. Sloan was impressed by their knowledge of space.
Khrunichev Holds Meeting to Discuss Angara Progress
Khrunichev Space Center held a meeting on February 27 in Omsk, Russia to discuss the progress of the Angara launch vehicles. The participants were briefed about the production schedule of the Angara-A5 and Angara-1.2 rockets.