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Soyuz August 21, 2014

Arianespace Flight VS09 is rescheduled for tomorrow, August 22

The countdown for Arianespace Flight VS09 has been restarted as weather conditions over the Spaceport in French Guiana – which postponed the liftoff yesterday – continue a favorable trend.

This mission will use a Soyuz ST-B version of Arianespace’ medium-lift workhorse launcher, and is to orbit the first two FOC (Full Operational Capability) satellites for Europe’s Galileo navigation system.

The morning launch will be the ninth flight of a Soyuz vehicle from the Spaceport.

Soyuz August 20, 2014

Arianespace's Soyuz is ready for its mission to deploy the first fully-operational Galileo spacecraft

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