First launch from Baikonur in 2019 postponed by two weeks

Date: 10:36, 09-01-2019.

Baikonur. January 9. KazTAG - The launch of Soyuz-2.16 rocket carrier with the Egyptian satellite of remote Earth probing EgyptSat-A from Baikonur has been scheduled for February 21 2019.
"The launch has been postponed from February 7 until February 21 due to preparation of EgyptSat-A space vehicle at Energy plant," reads the message.
Initially the launch of Soyuz-2.16 with the Egyptian satellite EgyptSat-1 was scheduled for November 22 2018. However the launch was postponed until the end of 2018 due to unpreparedness of the space vehicle EgyptSat-A. The launch was postponed again from December 27 2018 until February 7 2019.

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