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August 30th, 2011

Arianespace... Hold On... (Launch)

[SatNews] Recheck son the upper-stage engine are required...

Arianespace has decided to carry out supplementary checks on the engine powering the ESC-A cryogenic upper-stage in order to guarantee the highest level of quality of the Ariane 5 ECA launcher to be used on Flight VA204. These operations will take a few days, after which the launch date of VA204, with Arabsat 5C and SES-2 aboard, will be announced.