The launch of the carrier rocket Ariane 5 with satellites postponed at the last moment

Запуск ракеты-носителя Ariane-5 со спутниками отложен в последний момент

After a countdown, the Ariane-5 was not up in the air.

Start of the carrier rocket Ariane 5 with two satellites on Board, is scheduled for 1 a.m. GMT on 6 September from Kourou in French Guiana, did not take place. According to the broadcasting company Arianespace, after a countdown, the rocket was raised into the air.

It was supposed to be the fifth launch of the rocket. The reason for its cancellation is not yet known. Later, Arianespace has officially announced that the start is postponed indefinitely.

The orbit had to be withdrawn two telecommunications satellites – Intelsat 37e operator Intelsat, and BSAT-4a satellite owned by Japanese operator B-SAT.

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