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Booster "Proton" will orbit three satellites, "Inmarsat"

Representatives of the company Inmarsat SA, a division of the British satellite operator Inmarsat pls (LSE: ISAT.L), and International Launch Services Inc. signed a contract to launch three satellites Inmarsat -5 («Inmarsat-5») with the carrier rocket «Proton». This was said on April 1 press service of Inmarsat.

Inmarsat launches three satellites of the fifth generation, which will build a company Boeing, is scheduled for 2013-14 years. from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

The spacecraft will form the basis now being deployed by Inmarsat communications system Global Xpress («Global Ikspress»), which will provide global coverage of mobile broadband.

Company Interantional Launch Services Inc. (ILS) was registered in 1995 in the United States. ILS headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia. ILS has the exclusive right to market in the world market Russia’s carrier rocket heavy class «Proton».

Since May 2008, a controlling stake in ILS owned Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Research and Production Space Center of MV Khrunichev, «which is a developer and manufacturer of» Proton «booster, and» Breeze-M ".

Press office Khrunichev MV Khrunichev

Source: www.roscosmos.ru

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