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Bad Weather: G-SAT 16 Launch Postponed

Due to the inclement weather, the launch of Indian communication satellite G-SAT 16 from French Guiana atop the European Ariane rocket has been postponed, said an Indian space agency official. It coincides with similar postponement of Orion space craft by NASA on Thursday, though on technical grounds. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official, the launch of the G-SAT ...

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Bad Weather: Japan’s Hayabusa-2 Launch Delayed, Likely to Launch on December 1

The bad weather caused the space agency of Japan to delay the Saturday launch of Hayabusa-2 spacecraft, which was set to land on a carbon-rich asteroid named 1999 JU3, on Saturday. The launch can now be expected on December 1. Scheduled to lift off from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan, Hayabusa-2’s target is a 900-metre-long space rock that is ...

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