BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, April 24, 2010 –
International Launch Services (ILS), a leading launch services provider
for the global commercial satellite industry, successfully launched the
for SES WORLD SKIES. The ILS Proton Breeze M launched from Pad 39 at
the Cosmodrome at
5:19 p.m. today local time (7:19 a.m. EDT, 11:19 GMT). After an
eight-hour, 58-minute mission, the Breeze M successfully released the
SES-1 satellite directly into geostationary orbit.