ILS Proton Successfully Launches Satellite For DIRECTV



BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, May 22, 2005 – A Russian Proton Breeze M launcher placed the DIRECTV 8 satellite into orbit today, marking the fourth successful mission of the year for International Launch Services (ILS).


Proton Launch Advisory: DIRECTV 8



 May 13, 2005

Payload: DIRECTV 8
Loral 1300 platform
Separated mass: approx. 3,711 kg (8,181 lbs)


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