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Sentinel-1B launch delayed due to anomaly

24 Apr 2016, 21:11 UTC
Sentinel-1B launch delayed due to anomaly
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Following an anomaly observed during the countdown for the launch of Soyuz flight VS14 carrying Sentinel-1B, the countdown was halted.
The launch vehicle and satellites have been switched into a completely safe standby mode. The new launch date will be communicated after the anomaly has been analysed.
Soyuz VS14 in the mobile gantry, seen on 24 April 2016. Credit ESA–Manuel Pedoussaut

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