Due to unfavorable high-altitude wind conditions above the Guiana Space Center, Arianespace’s VS20 mission – initially scheduled for today, December 18 – has been postponed by 24 hours.
The Soyuz launch vehicle and its CSO-1 spacecraft payload are in a stable and safe condition.
The new targeted launch date is December 19 at exactly:
11:37:14 a.m., in Washington, D.C.
13:37:14 p.m., in Kourou, French Guiana
16:37:14, Universal Time (UTC)
17:37:14 p.m., in Paris
19:37:14 p.m., in Moscou
01:37:14 a.m., in Tokyo on December 20, 2018