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

Participants of Insurance Briefing Enjoy Reception at Four Seasons Hotel

In July, ILS and Khrunichev organized an insurance briefing attended by representatives of the leading international space insurance underwriting companies as well as several Proton customers.

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Photos from Factory Tour Hosted by Khrunichev Space Center

PHOTOS from the quality and reliability briefing, and factory tour hosted by Khrunichev Space Center for customers and the insurance underwriting community held last month in Moscow.

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Proton Successfully Launches Russian Defense Ministry’s Satellite

The following is from TASS News Agency: The Russian Defense Ministry’s satellite, which was launched from the Baikonur spaceport on Tuesday, has been successfully delivered into orbit, the ministry told reporters.

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Khrunichev and Boeing Extend Cooperation; Khrunichev Receives Performance Excellence Award

UPDATED: Khrunichev Space Center, which commissioned the Boeing Company’s first block of the International Space Station (ISS), the Zarya Functional Cargo Block (FGB) more than 20 years ago, plans to extend cooperation with Boeing to further support the operation of the module. “Currently work is underway to conclude additional contracts with Boeing to ensure the operation of the module from 2021 to 2024,” stated Khrunichev’s press department.

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Proton Sent to Baikonur to Prepare for EUTELSAT 5 West B and MEV-1 Launch

Khrunichev Space Center has sent a Proton launch vehicle, head fairing, transition system, and Breeze-M booster to the Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 22, 2019 to prepare of the launch of EUTELSAT 5 West B and MEV-1.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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