The launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket, with 38 international satellites on board, has been postponed till Sunday, the Russian area company Roscosmos stated.
The launch of satellites from greater than half a dozen Asian, Arab and European nations, in addition to Canada and Brazil, which had been scheduled for 0607 GMT (11:37am IST) on Saturday, is now set for 0607 GMT on Sunday, Roscosmos added.
“The launch of the Soyuz-2.1a rocket… with 38 international satellites on board from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan has been postponed till a later date,” Roscosmos stated.
Area company chief Dmitry Rogozin stated the launch was postponed after a surge in voltage was detected.
“We determined to not take the chance,” Rogozin instructed the RIA Novosti information company.
The rocket was resulting from place in orbit 38 satellites from 18 nations, together with South Korea, Japan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Italy and Brazil.
Amongst them are the Problem-1, the primary satellite tv for pc made fully in Tunisia, which was created by the Telnet telecommunications group.
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