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:
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.
Proton for Spektr-RG Launch Sent to Baikonur
The following press release is from Roscosmos: A Proton-M launch vehicle was sent from Khrunichev Space Center in Moscow to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan via train on February 26.
ILS Attends RAASI Space Insurance Conference
Jim Kramer, ILS Vice President, Engineering and Mission Assurance, was in Moscow for the Russian Association of Aviation and Space Insurers (RAASI) international conference which was held on February 21. RAASI was founded by insurance companies in July 1996.
ILS in Moscow for Meetings with Eutelsat
The ILS team is in snowy Moscow to meet with our customer, Eutelsat. Eutelsat 5 West B will be launched in 2019, replacing the Eutelsat 5 West A satellite at 5° West, a key digital infrastructure addressing predominantly French, Italian and Algerian broadcast markets.