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Khrunichev: Angara-A5 Launch Scheduled for December 2019

Khrunichev Space Center announced today that the heavy-lift Angara-A5 rocket is scheduled to launch this year in December. In addition, Khrunichev stated that there will be a total of six Proton launches in 2019. The ILS team is in Moscow this week for meetings with Eutelsat to discuss the Eutelsat 5 West B (E5WB) launch, in a dual-stack configuration along with the Northrop Grumman Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1). The launch is scheduled to take place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in 2019.


Proton Successfully Puts Russian Military Satellite in Orbit

DECEMBER 21, 2018, Baikonur, Kazakhstan – The heavy-lift Proton M launch vehicle has put a Russian military spacecraft in orbit, Russia’s Ministry of Defense Department of Information and Public Relations stated.


Khrunichev: Second Heavy-Lift Angara-A5 Scheduled to Ship in April 2019

MOSCOW, Nov. 14, 2018 – The following is a press release from Khrunichev Space Center: Khrunichev Center plans to make the second flight-ready heavy-lift Angara-A5 launcher available for shipment from the factory to the Plesetsk Cosmodrome for the second test launch in April 2019.


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.


ILS Donates to Toys for Tots

ILS is proud to support the United States Marine Corp and their Toys for Tots program. The basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas.


Thanksgiving 2018: ILS Donates to Cornerstones

ILS is always thrilled to give back to the community. Our yearly goal during Thanksgiving is to donate 12 baskets of food to local non-profit organization Cornerstones which is based in Reston. This year we are delighted to announce that ILS donated 15 baskets.



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