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:

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


ILS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women’s social, cultural, political, and economic achievements. International Women’s Day has been celebrated for well over a century. It was officially marked for the first time in 1911 and celebrated by over a million people in just four countries. Today, International Women’s Day is a globally recognized day to celebrate the lives of women in all nations, cultures, and beliefs.


Russian Elektro-L weather satellite launched on Proton-M

written by Justin Mooney February 5, 2023


ILS International Launch Services, Inc. (ILS) President, Tiphaine Louradour, Departing

January 31, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time


ILS President, Tiphaine Louradour, joins SSPI-WISE on November 17 at 2:00 pm EDT participates on “Women in Launch!” panel session, featuring women from a variety of careers in the launch side of space and satellite.

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SpaceX Crew Dragon launch takes Russian cosmonaut, NASA crewmates on flight to space station

Despite deteriorating East-West relations, a Russian cosmonaut joined two NASA crewmates and a Japanese space veteran for launch aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule Wednesday, kicking off a day-long flight to the International Space Station.


ILS President, Tiphaine Louradour, on Launch Services Panel at 25th Anniversary Edition of WSBW

Continued global cooperation in space was the central message of ILS President Tiphaine Louradour’s comments as a panelist at the Euroconsult World Satellite Business Week (WSBW) 2022 Conference.  Speaking at the session titled, Launch Service Leaders: Adapting to Changing Markets, Ms. Louradour discussed the challenges ILS has faced over the past 12 months. 


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ILS Co-hosts Mentoring Event at WSBW 2022


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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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