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Region: Europe

ASTRA 5B - Launch delayed by 24 hours

Written on 20 Mar 2014

Meteorological conditions at the Spaceport in French Guiana on March 20, 2014 did not allow the authorization of Flight VA216’s launcher transfer from the Final Assembly Building to the launch zone.
The countdown of Flight VA216 has been delayed 24 hours, for a liftoff on Saturday, March 22 at 19h04 local time (22h04 UTC) during a launch window of 58 minutes.


Written on 20 Mar 2014