The Astra 2E satellite roared into space on board an ILS Proton Breeze M booster Sunday night at 3:38am Baikonur time (23:38 CET on September 29).
WATCH LIVE WEBCAST. Tonight, Sunday, September 29, ILS Proton is set the launch the Astra 2E satellite at 23.38 CET (21.38 GMT).
The probable cause of the July 2 failure of the Proton M/Block DM mission has been put down to the improper installation of the three yaw angular rate The Proton launch left its flight path shortly after lift-off.
The SES-6 satellite has successfully completed its extensive in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and in commercial service at the orbital position of 40.5 degrees West.
The launch of the Astra 2E satellite scheduled for July 21 is postponed pending investigation into the recent failed Proton launch.
The Astra 2E satellite will be launched on a Proton M launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on July 19.
The Eutelsat 3D satellite will be launched on Proton M launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on May 14.
International Launch Services (ILS) has successfully delivered Telesat’s Anik G1 satellite into orbit on an ILS Proton.
An International Launch Services (ILS) Proton vehicle successfully launched the Intelsat 23 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on the morning of Sunday, October 14.
The SES-5 satellite roared into space on board an ILS Proton Breeze M. After a 9-hour, 12-minute mission, the Breeze M upper stage of the Proton rocket successfully released the SES-5 satellite directly into geostationary transfer orbit.