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International Launch Services (ILS) will loft two geostationary direct broadcast satellites for EchoStar Communications Corp. under a recent agreement, which includes options for placing additional spacecraft in orbit. EchoStar VII is scheduled to be launched during the fourth quarter of this year from Cape Canaveral on a Lockheed Martin Atlas III, while EchoStar VIII is set to be orbited during the first quarter of 2002 on a Russian Proton K booster from Baikonur Cosmodrome.