July 25, 2008

Soyuz 2 Rocket Launch From Plesetsk Delayed By 24 Hours

PLESETSK, Arkhangelsk region. July 25 (Interfax-AVN) - The launch of a military spacecraft with the aid of a Soyuz 2 rocket has been postponed for twenty-four hours.

"The state commission led by Space Troops Commander Maj. Gen. Oleg Ostapenko has decided to postponed the launch of the Soyuz 2 rocket carrier with the spacecraft for 24 hours," Assistant to the Space Troops Commander Alexei Zolotukhin told Interfax-AVN.

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