06.2015 / Moscow – Khrunichev Space Center (KhSC) and OAO Russian Space Systems (RSS), both affiliates of URSC, in the process of expanding their mutually beneficial cooperation, have agreed to reduce by 10% the cost of RSS-manufactured hardware for the Proton-M booster and Breeze-M Upper Stage. A protocol to this effect has been signed by CEOs of both companies in the presence of Igor Komarov, Head of Roscosmos.
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.
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.