PAS-10, a Boeing 601HP spacecraft built for PanAmSat Corporation,
is scheduled to launch on May 15, 2001, aboard a Proton rocket from
Baikonur, Kazakhstan. PAS-10, the sixth Boeing-built satellite
delivered to PanAmSat in 17 months, and will provide international
services from its orbital position of 68.5 degrees East longitude. The
launch is scheduled for 7:11 a.m. at the Baikonur launch site (1:11
a.m. GMT and at 6:11 p.m. PDT on May 14). The satellite was built by
Boeing Satellite Systems (BSS), a unit of The Boeing Company.