Russian state space agency Roscosmos, announced the postponement of the launch of the Soyuz-ST carrier rocket with Galileo navigation satellites from the Kourou space station in French Guiana, due to the unavailability of a station. French telemetry.
In a statement, the agency explained that “the launch of the Soyuz-ST-B rocket carrying the Galileo spacecraft, which was to take place at the Guyana Space Center on December 3, has been postponed for 24 hours due to the non -preparation of a French telemetry reception station ”.
The postponement of the launch was decided at the request of the French side, noted the general manager of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin.
A new launch has been rescheduled for Dec. 4 at 3:23 a.m. Moscow time (12:23 a.m. GMT), Roscosmos said.