International Launch Services Lifts GE-6 Satellite into Orbit Aboard Proton

MOSCOW, Oct. 22, 2000 – International Launch Services (ILS) today successfully launched the Lockheed Martin-built GE-6 satellite into geostationary orbit marking the fifth successful ILS flight on Proton this year, and the thirteenth consecutive flight for Khrunichev this year alone. The Proton launch was conducted for GE American Communications (GE Americom) under the auspices of ILS by a combined American and Russian team.


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