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BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, April 27, 2015-The launch of a Proton launch vehicle with the Centenario satellite was postponed in order to investigate an anomalous condition discovered on another spacecraft and to re-confirm the flight worthiness of the Centenario satellite.


ILS Proton marks its 19 Year Anniversary of Maiden Flight

Today marks a special anniversary for ILS and the commercial launch industry: the 19 year anniversary of the first commercial ILS Proton flight with SES's Astra 1F satellite on April 9, 1996. Since that historic launch, ILS has conducted 88 commercial launches to date, enabling the deployment of satellite communications across the world.


Breeze M Fueling Done and Dusted!

With expert efficiency the KhSC fueling team has completed their hazardous fueling operations.  Due to the hazardous nature of the operations, the entire mission team was relocated to the hotels and had two days of down time.  Some of the team members took the opportunity to head to town to do shopping and try out some of the local restaurants.  Other’s played catch up with laundry, watched movies; some were treated to a visit to the Gargarin Museum and got an extensive guided tour, visit Yuri Gargarin’s house, explored the Buran mock-up and received a history lesson of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.


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