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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.


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.


Proton News: Spektr-RG Observatory Scheduled to Launch on July 12

The Proton launch vehicle with the Spektr-RG observatory was delivered to Site 81 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Tuesday, July 9. The Federal (non-ILS) launch with the DM-03 upper stage will take place on July 12, 2019.


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.


ILS in Moscow to Meet With Glavkosmos and GK Launch Services

ILS is in Moscow along with Glavkosmos and GK Launch Services representatives for a briefing regarding the Proton launch vehicle’s production quality. ILS President Kirk Pysher and Jim Kramer, Vice President, Engineering and Mission Assurance, were part of the panel.


ILS is in Singapore for the Satellite Industry Forum

ILS is in Singapore for the Satellite Industry Forum (SIF) 2019 which takes place on June 17 at the Four Seasons Hotel. Kevin Reyes, ILS Senior Director, Sales, was part of the panel “Well, Actually, it is Rocket Science.” A description of the panel:



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