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ILS Launches EchoStar XVI Satellite


International Launch Services (ILS), a leading launch services provider
for the global commercial satellite industry, successfully delivered the
EchoStar XVI satellite into orbit today on an ILS Proton for EchoStar
Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS). EchoStar is a leading global service
provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions
headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

ILS Proton successfully launched the EchoStar 16 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 21, 2012. (Photo: Business Wire)

The ILS Proton launched from Pad 39 within the Baikonur Cosmodrome at
00:31 local time today (November 20, 14:31 EST; 18:31 GMT). The ILS
Proton vehicle which consists of three stages, used a standard ascent
profile to place the orbital unit (Breeze M upper stage and the EchoStar

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