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Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather

The launch of a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket with Falcon Eye 2 satellite for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ben postponed until December 1 due to bad weather, Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin announced on Monday

Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Dec 2020 7:51 AM GMT

The launch of a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket with Falcon Eye 2 satellite for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ben postponed until December 1 due to bad weather, Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin announced on Monday. "Rescheduled for tomorrow due to weather conditions in Kourou," TASS News Agency quoted Rogozin as saying in a tweet. Initially, the lift-off from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana, was scheduled for Sunday. But on Saturday, Rogozin said that the launch was postponed until Monday. Meanwhile, a source from the space industry told TASS on November 27 that the final tests of the Soyuz-ST-A carrier rocket at the Kourou spaceport had been successful and no faults had been found. On November 23, a source told TASS that Roscosmos specialists had found technical problems with the rocket during preparations for its launch from the Guiana Space Center. (IANS)


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