Soyuz - Galileo IOV launch delayed

Soyuz VS01 on launch pad
Soyuz VS01 on launch pad
20 October 2011

Following an anomaly detected during fueling of the Soyuz launcher’s third stage, the final countdown has been interrupted. Soyuz and its two Galileo IOV satellites, along with the launch facility, have been placed in a safe mode. A new launch date will be announced later today.

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