Watch the live webcast at 2:30 PM ET at http://asiasat9.imgondemand.com/ General mission information and launch status updates are available at the website (ilslaunch.com), twitter (#ILSLaunch) and Facebook (@ilslaunch).
The ILS Proton Launch Vehicle hardware for the Amazonas 5 launch arrived at the launch site in Baikonur via train on August 18th. The LV hardware includes the Proton, Breeze M, Payload Fairing, and Ascent Unit. Offloading into Halls 101 and 111 is now in progress. Launch is scheduled for September from Pad 39.
The Amazonas 5 satellite for HISPASAT of Madrid, Spain, arrived at the Baikonur Cosmdrome in Kazakhstan aboard an Antonov cargo jet on August 8 in preparation for mission integration and launch aboard an ILS Proton Breeze M launch vehicle in September.
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, June 8, 2017 – International Launch Services (ILS), a leading launch services provider for the global commercial satellite industry, successfully delivered the EchoStar XXI satellite into orbit today on an ILS Proton for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS). EchoStar is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
ILS, Intelsat, Khrunichev and SSL recently celebrated the successful June 9 ILS Proton launch of the Intelsat 31 satellite. The celebration, in Washington, D.C., was marked with commemorative gifts, recognizing the respective partnerships and collective teams of professionals from each organization.
Reston, Va., and Luxembourg, June 9, 2016 – Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, and International Launch Services (ILS) announced today that an ILS Proton Breeze M successfully launched the Intelsat 31 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
International Launch Services (ILS) and HISPASAT announce a contract for the launch of a satellite on ILS Proton in the first half of 2017 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for HISPASAT, headquartered in Madrid, Spain. HISPASAT distributes more than 1,250 television and radio channels through its powerful fleet of satellites and is a key driver for the Spanish aerospace industry.
SAN DIEGO, June 24, 1996 – International Launch Services (ILS) has acquired the first commercial customer for the newest Atlas launch vehicle, the IIAR, which is in development at Lockheed Martin Astronautics and scheduled for first flight in 1998 from Cape Canaveral Air Station, FL.