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Ariane 5 August 15, 2020

Flight VA253: Countdown on hold due to weather

The countdown for Flight VA253 has been put on hold due to a “red” indication for weather, which is related to unfavorable winds over the Spaceport in French Guiana.

Flight VA253’s new targeted liftoff time is 7:04 p.m. in Kourou (22:04 UTC).

The Ariane 5 launch vehicle and its three spacecraft passengers – Galaxy 30, MEV-2 and BSAT-4b – are in stable and safe conditions.

Ariane 5 August 13, 2020

Flight VA253 is delayed due to weather conditions at the Spaceport

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