Jul 102013
 

Astra 2E News Update: 10/7/13 : On their webpage SES have updated Astra 2Es launch date…

to….

“TBD”

To Be Determined – and thus confirming a delay in the launch.

The delay in the launch is down to the recent failure of another rocket at the launch site : http://satandpcguy.com/blog/2013/07/astra-2e-could-the-launch-be-delayed-after-rocket-launch-failure-at-baikonur/

Investigators have determined the problem was caused by the “critical angular velocity sensors, DUS, installed upside down.”!!!

 

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