MUMBAI: As part of its fleet expansion program, the Asia Satellite
Telecommunications (AsiaSat) has entered into a contract with
International Launch Services (ILS) to launch ILS Proton service
from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, beginning early
is a US-Russian joint venture with exclusive rights to the
worldwide sale of commercial Proton rocket launch services
from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.