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Ariane 5 June 24, 2010

Postponement of the Ariane 5 launch with Arabsat-5A and COMS

Arianespace has postponed its Ariane 5 flight with the Arabsat-5A and COMS satellite payloads following a pressurization anomaly involving the launcher’s main cryogenic stage during today’s final countdown.

The launch vehicle and its two spacecraft passengers were immediately placed in stand-by mode and are being maintained in fully safe conditions.

A new date for the mission is to be announced as soon as possible.

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Ariane 5 June 24, 2010

Arianespace's Ariane 5 launch with Arabsat-5A and COMS is set for this evening

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