Space International Services (SIS) will launch the Amos-4 communication satellite
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has once again selected Space International Services for its commercial launch services to orbit the Amos-4 satellite in 2013 for Spacecom (Israel), the Amos satellite fleet operator. Amos-4 will be the second Israeli satellite launched by Space International Services using Zenit-3SLB launch vehicle, following Amos-3 orbited in 2008. The satellite's weight at launch will be approximately 4.2 tons, demonstrating the significant increase in Zenit-3SLB performance.
The newest addition to the Spacecom's current Amos constellation Amos-4 will offer customers Direct-To-Home (DTH), video distribution, VSAT communications and broadband Internet. Once the Amos-4 satellite launched, Spacecom will reach a big portion of the world's population, positioning the company as near global satellite services provider.
About Space International Services:
Space International Services, Ltd (Moscow, Russia) is a joint Russian-Ukrainian company, offering launch services for medium weight commercial satellites using Zenit-2SLB, Zenit-3SLB and Zenit-3F launch vehicles from Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan within the Land Launch program.
Since the inaugural launch of Amos-3 in 2008, four more missions were completed under Land Launch program (Telstar-11N, Measat-1R, Intelsat-15 and Intelsat-18).
About Israel Aerospace Industries:
Israel Aerospace Industries is one of Israels leading technological-industrial companies. The company is a world leader in a wide range of advanced technologies, including development, production, renovation, upgrading, repair and maintenance of aircraft, missiles, launchers, communications satellites, observation satellites and ground services, electronic systems, avionics systems, advanced radar, precision-guided munitions and unmanned aerial vehicles. http://spaceis.ru/