Launch of KazEOSat-1 satellite postponed due to technical reasons

Date: 06:03, 29-04-2014.

Astana. April 29. KazTAG - The launch of KazEOSat-1 satellite has been postponed due to technical reasons, reports the embassy of France to Kazakhstan.

"The launch of  KazEOSat-1 has been postponed due to technical reasons. The satellite is functioning properly, but it needs additional checks in order to deliver it to the orbit in safe conditions," reads the message.

KazEOSat-1 is the first Kazakhstani satellite of earth remote sensing. Its launch was planned from  Kourou space center in French Guina on April 29 2014at 7.35 of Astana time.

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