ILS and Asiasat Announce ILS Proton Launch of Asiasat 7 SatelliteOctober 11, 2010 at 8:39 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Reston, Va. / Hong Kong – International Launch Services (ILS) and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) announced a contract today for the launch of AsiaSat 7 satellite on an ILS Proton. The satellite is under construction by Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, California. ILS and Khrunichev are implementing a mission integration schedule to support a 2011 launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
AsiaSat 7 is configured as a replacement satellite for AsiaSat 3S, one of AsiaSat’s flagship satellites…more