Posts Tagged ‘Proton-M’

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Russian spacecraft find no ground impacts from failed Proton-M


A fleet of Russian spacecraft have completed an extensive search for ground impact points related to the recent failure of the International Launch Services (ILS) Proton rocket. Focusing…

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Russian Proton-M successfully launches Ekspress-AM7


A Russian Proton-M was in action on Wednesday, lofting the Ekspress-AM7 communications satellite on what was a multi-hour flight to a geostationary orbit via its Briz-M Upper Stage….

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ILS Proton M launches with Inmarsat-5 F-2


International Launch Services (ILS) opened their 2015 campaign with the successful launch of the Russian Proton-M rocket, this time carrying the Inmarsat-5 F-2 communications satellite – part of the…

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ILS Proton M launches ASTRA 2G


International Launch Services (ILS) has conducted its final launch of the year, with the Russian Proton M launching the ASTRA 2G satellite from Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome…

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ILS Proton M marks 400th launch with Yamal-401


The Russian workhorse rocket, the Proton M, has conducted its 400th launch in the early hours of Monday, tasked with lofting the Yamal-401 satellite into orbit. The International…

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Russian Proton-M launches Ekspress-AM6 satellite – orbit unclear


The Russian Proton-M was back in action on Tuesday, tasked with lofting the Ekspress-AM6 communications satellite on a multi-hour flight to a geostationary orbit via its Briz-M Upper…

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Proton-M returns to flight with Russian military launch


Russia’s Proton-M rocket has successfully conducted a return-to-flight mission Sunday with the deployment of a military satellite for the Russian government. The mission, carrying a payload named Olimp,…

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Russian Proton-M suffers failure during Ekspress-AM4R launch


Russia launched another of their Proton-M rockets on Thursday, with the mission tasked with lofting the Ekspress-AM4R telecommunications satellite into orbit. Launch of the Proton-M rocket took place from Launch Pad…

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Proton-M successfully lofts two satellites


Russia conducted another launch of the Proton-M launch vehicle early on Monday, tasked with lofting the KazSat-3 telecommunications satellite and the Luch-5V relay satellite. Launch of the Proton-M rocket…

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Proton-M successfully lofts Express-AT satellite duo


A Russian Proton-M launch vehicle has launched from a freezing Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday. The mission is tasked with lofting the Ekspress-AT1 and Ekspress-AT2 (translated as…

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ILS evaluating dual launch capability for Proton-M missions


International Launch Services (ILS) and ISS Reshetnev have announced they are evaluating the technical feasibility into launching two large satellites at the same time on a Proton-M launch vehicle….

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ILS open 2014 with Proton-M launch of TURKSAT-4A


International Launch Services (ILS) have opened their 2014 campaign with the launch of the Russian Proton-M launch vehicle, this time carrying the TURKSAT-4A communications satellite on a successful…

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Russian Proton-M launches Ekspress-AM5


The Russian Proton-M launched the Ekspress-AM5 communications satellite at on a multi-hour flight to a geostationary orbit via its Briz-M Upper Stage. The Russian workhorse launches from a snowy…

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ILS Proton-M successfully launches Inmarsat-5 F1


International Launch Services (ILS) have successfully launched another Russian Proton-M launch vehicle, tasked with lofting the Inmarsat-5 F1 satellite on a flight to its transfer orbit that took over…

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Russian government Proton-M launches Raduga-1M


The Russian Proton-M launched the Raduga 1M communications satellite at on a nine hour flight to orbit. The Russian workhorse was launching a government payload for the first time…

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Proton-M launches with Sirius FM-6 satellite


International Launch Services (ILS) have conducted another launch of the Russian Proton-M launch vehicle, this time carrying the Sirius FM-6 satellite on a multi-hour flight to its transfer orbit. Launch…

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ILS return Proton-M to flight via Astra-2E mission


International Launch Services (ILS) have returned the Proton-M launch vehicle to flight via the launch of the Astra-2E satellite. Launch from the from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan…

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Russian Proton-M fails at launch and crashes into spaceport


Russia launched their Proton rocket Tuesday morning local time, carrying three satellites for the GLONASS navigation system. However, liftoff from site 81/24 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome – which…

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ILS Proton-M successfully lofts SES-6


International Launch Services (ILS) launched their Proton-M rocket again from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch occurred at 09:18 GMT, with the Proton’s Briz-M (Breeze-M) Upper Stage successfully…

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ILS Proton-M launches with EUTELSAT 3D


International Launch Services (ILS) have launched their Proton-M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, with lift off occurring at 16:02 GMT. The Proton’s Briz-M (Breeze-M)…