This delay will enable additional checks as part of the resumption of launches from the Spaceport in French Guiana. The Soyuz launch vehicle and spacecraft are in stable and safe conditions.
The new targeted launch date for the O3b satellites is March 9 at exactly:
- 11:37:06 a.m., in Washington, D.C.
- 1:37:06 p.m., local time in French Guiana
- 16:37:06, Universal Time (UTC)
- 5:37:06 p.m., in Luxembourg and Paris
- 7:37:06 p.m., in Moscow