Previous Launch(es)
Date: May 16
Launch Vehicle:Proton M
Payload: MexSat-1
Launch Site:Baikonur

Date: August 28
Launch Vehicle:Proton M
Payload: Inmarsat-5F3
Launch Site:Baikonur

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Lifting off from Baikonur on Friday, August 29, the Proton-M/Breeze M integrated launch vehicle (ILV) successfully placed the Inmarsat 5F3 communications satellite into the target orbit. The satellite was launched for the British Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. This marks the 405th Proton mission since 1965.
Preparations for the fourth Proton mission of this year proceed as scheduled. Following the decision of the State Review Board, the Proton M/Breeze M integrated launch vehicle (ILV) carrying the British Inmarsat 5F-3 telecommunications spacecraft was rolled out to the Launch Facility, Area 200 earlier this morning of August 25. Liftoff of the ILV Proton M/Breeze M with Inmarsat 5F-3 is presently scheduled for 28 ugust.
The first commercial launch of the Angara-1.2 launch vehicle from Plesetsk will be possible in 2017. Khrunichevs subsidiary, International Launch Services (ILS), provider of launch services based on the heavy-lift Proton-M, is vigorously promoting the latest Russian small-lift launcher in the international market.
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BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, August 29, 2015 An International Launch Services (ILS) Proton Breeze M successfully placed the Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3) satellite into a super-synchronous transfer orbit (SSTO) today. The spacecraft was launched for Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. I-5 F3 is the third of Inmarsats next-generation Global Xpress satellites, which launched on an ILS Proton. This marks the third Proton launch of the year and the 5th SSTO mission for ILS, a leader in providing launch services to the global commercial satellite industry.
International Launch Services (ILS), a global launch services provider for commercial satellite operators, is now actively marketing the Angara 1.2 launch vehicle. The Angara 1.2 vehicle will be available for launch in 2017. Launches will be conducted from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia. Augmented with the heavy-lift Proton vehicle, ILS now has capability to launch the entire range of satellite masses with both vehicles serving the market.
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