At Baikonur, following yesterday’s decision by the State Review Board, the Proton M integrated launch vehicle (ILV) carrying Mexico’s MexSat-1 satellite was rolled out to its launch pad earlier this morning.
At Baikonur, ground operations have started to process the Proton-M/Breeze-M Upper Stage stack for launching Mexico’s MexSat-1 satellite which the Ministry of Communications and Transport ordered from Boeing Satellite Systems. The MexSat-1 launch is scheduled for late April.
On 31 March at 16.47 msk, the Rockot launch vehicle outfitted with a Breeze-KM Upper Stage successfully injected four Russian satellites to the target orbit.That was the first Rockot launch in 2015, and 23rd in its flight history.
Reston, VA., USA, April 30, 2015– International Launch Services (ILS) and Dauria Aerospace (Dauria), of Moscow, Russia, signed an agreement today to collaborate on opportunities to launch spacecraft utilizing an ILS Proton or Angara launch vehicle beginning in the 2017 timeframe.