Launch date of MSG-3 reset to 5 July 2012 (EUMETSAT / ESA)

Launch date of MSG-3 reset to 5 July 2012 (EUMETSAT / ESA)

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12 June 2012
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Arianespace has announced that the launch date of the MSG-3 satellite from the European Spaceport in Kourou, originally foreseen for 19 June, has been reset to the evening of the 5 July 2012. The delay is due to additional checks that were made on the EchoStar 17 telecommunication satellite, which is to be launched together with MSG-3 on the Ariane 5 ECA launcher. >> More

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