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May 15, 2013
ILS Proton Successfully Launches EUTELSAT 3D for Eutelsat
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (SPX) May 15, 2013
International Launch Services (ILS) successfully placed the EUTELSAT 3D satellite into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO), today, for Eutelsat Communications of Paris, France. With this mission, ILS, a leader in providing mission integration and launch services to the global commercial satellite industry, completed its 80th Proton launch overall and 3rd Proton launch in 2013. The Proton Breeze M vehicle carrying EUTELSAT 3D launched from Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, today, at 22:02 loc ... read more
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ESA opens its doors in UK
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ILS and EchoStar Sign Launch Contract
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