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Garuda 1



Garuda 1 is an Indonesian geosynchronous satellite that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 09:11 UT. The 4.q ton spacecraft will relay in L-band mobile telephone communications in Asia-Pacific region, after parking over Indonesia at the equator. It is the first of the ACeS (Asia Cellular Satellite) constellation, to be followed by Garuda 2 and others.

Alternate Names

  • 26089
  • Garuda1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-02-12
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Indonesia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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