Start of the carrier rocket Ariane 5 with two satellites on Board, is scheduled for 01:00 on 6 September from Kourou in French Guiana, did not take place. About this reports Deutsche Welle.
Judging by the live broadcast of the French company Arianespace, after a countdown, the rocket was raised into the air.
It was supposed to be the fifth launch of the rocket. The reason for its cancellation is not yet known. Later, Arianespace has officially announced that the start is postponed indefinitely.
The orbit had to be withdrawn two telecommunications satellites – Intelsat 37e operator Intelsat, and BSAT-4a satellite owned by Japanese operator B-SAT.
June 29, from Kourou in French Guiana successfully launched the carrier rocket European space Agency Ariane 5 ECA – into geostationary orbit derived two heavy telecommunications satellite Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat’s EAN and Indian GSAT-17.
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