Ariane 5
Science & Exploration

Herschel and Planck launch postponed

20/04/2009 804 views 1 likes
ESA / Science & Exploration / Space Science / Planck

Due to an anomaly discovered during tests on a subassembly identical to the one on the Ariane 5 launcher, Arianespace has decided to carry out additional checks, which will take several days.

A new launch date will be announced shortly.

The two satellites are in perfect condition at the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana.

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