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.
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, March 21, 2010 – ILS Proton Breeze M launched from Pad 39 at the Cosmodrome at
00:27 today local time (14:27 EDT, 18:27 GMT) successfully carried the Echostar XIV satellite into orbit today for DISH Network L.L.C. Breeze M successfully released the satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit after a nine-hour,
10-minute mission. Echostar
more than 6.3 metric tons, is the heaviest satellite launched on ILS
Proton to date.