Posts Tagged ‘Proton-M’

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ILS Proton M successfully launches Intelsat 31 despite underperformance


International Launch Services (ILS) has launched its Proton M rocket on Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Russian workhorse – successfully lofted the Intelsat-31 communications satellite on…

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Proton-M successfully launches first ExoMars spacecraft


Europe’s ExoMars orbiter has begun its journey to the Red Planet on Monday with its launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome atop a Russian Proton-M rocket. The first of…

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ILS Proton M successfully launches Eutelsat-9B


International Launch Services (ILS) successfully utilized its Proton M rocket to launch the Eutelsat-9B communications satellite on a multi-hour flight to its transfer orbit. The satellite includes a…

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Russian Proton-M successfully launches with Ekspress AMU1


A Russian Government Proton-M was action on Thursday, lofting the Ekspress AMU1 communications satellite on what was a multi-hour flight to a geostationary orbit via its Briz-M Upper…

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Proton M successfully launches Garpun satellite


Russia’s Proton-M launched on its seventh flight of the year Sunday morning, beginning a lengthy mission to deploy a Garpun military communications satellite. The rocket departed Baikonur at…

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ILS Proton M successfully launches Türksat-4B


International Launch Services (ILS) utilized its Proton M rocket again on Friday, this time to successfully launch the Türksat-4B communications satellite on what was a multi-hour flight to its…

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Russian Proton M successfully launches Ekspress-AM8


A Russian Government Proton-M was action on Monday, tasked with lofting the Ekspress-AM8 communications satellite on what was a multi-hour flight to a geostationary orbit via its DM-03…

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ILS Proton M completes RTF mission with Inmarsat 5 F3


International Launch Services (ILS) has returned the Proton M rocket to flight via the launch of the Inmarsat-5 F-3 communications satellite – part of the Inmarsat Global Xpress…

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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…