February 9, 2000-

Payload ACeS/Garuda 1A2100AXX series bus designSeparated mass: Approx. 4500 kg (9,921lbs.)

Launch Vehicle Proton/Block DMWeight at liftoff: 780 metric tons (1,719,606 lbs.), including payload

Launch Date Saturday, February 12, 2000

Launch Window Opens 12.seconds14:10:54 p.m. (Baikonur Time)12:10:54 p.m. (Moscow Time)04:10:54 a.m. (EST/USA)09:10:54 (UTC)

Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome, KazakhstanLaunch Complex 81, Pad 23

End User SASIA Cellular Satellite (ACeS) a satellite-based Global Mobile Personal Communications Services (GMPCS) provider based in Indonesia and jointly owned by PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN) of Indonesia, Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications (LMGT), the Philippine Long Distance Company (PLDT) and Jasmine International Public Company Ltd. of Thailand

Satellite Manufacturer Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS)Sunnyvale, Calif., USA

Launch Vehicle Manufacturer Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center,Moscow — Proton first three stages; RSC Energia, outside ofMoscow — Block DM fourth stage

Launch Services Provider International Launch Services (ILS) – an international launch services provider based in San Diego, Calif., USA, formed by Lockheed Martin Corp., Khrunichev and Energia

Satellite Use Voice, facsimile, data and Internet services through hand-held mobile and fixed terminals throughout Asia

Satellite Status –First satellite in the ACeS/Garuda constellation–Orbital location: 123 degrees East longitude–10,000 simultaneous telephone channels operating in OlC- band and L-band frequencies–Optimized for a service life of 15 years or more

Mission Profile The flight of the Proton launch vehicle’s first three stages and one burn from the Block DM3 fourth stage will place the fourth stage and ACeS/Garuda 1 into a 200 km circular parking orbit. Two additional burns of the Block DM3 engine will inject the AceS/Garuda 1 spacecraft into a geosynchronous transfer orbit.

Spacecraft Separation Approximately 6 hours, 39 minutes, 51 seconds after liftoff

ILS Mission Stats –First mission on Proton this year–14th mission on Proton since formation of the Russian joint venture

Live Broadcast Telstar 6C, Transponder 08, C-band (U.S. downlink)Test signals to begin at 3:00 a.m. EST Also available on the ILS web site at www.ilslaunch.com or at http://webevents.broadcast.com/commconcept/protonrocket0200/Post-launch News Briefing:9:00 a.m., Sunday, February 13Marriott Royal Hotel11/20, Petrovka Street, Moscow

More Information General Proton information, as well as the current launch Mission Overview, is available on the ILS web site at www.ilslaunch.com. Launch status updates are available on the ILS U.S. domestic Launch Hotline at 1-800-852-4980.

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