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SEC: UNCLASSIFIED - The Reason Why... Arianespace Flight 135 is Delayed 24 Hours




This is the Arianespace media report. 

Note the reason given for the delay.

Peter
VK1KEP 


-----Original Message-----
Sent:	Wednesday, 15 November 2000 10:10
Subject:	Arianespace Flight 135 is Delayed 24 Hours

Arianespace Flight 135 is Delayed 24 Hours
The launch of Arianespace Flight 135 has been postponed for one day
following an anomaly in the ground-based infrastructure at the Spaceport in
French Guiana. This anomaly, which affected the telemetry link with the
PAS-1R satellite, occurred during the final countdown on Nov. 14.
As a result, Flight 135 has been delayed for 24 hours. The launch window is
as follows:
Kourou time: From 10:07 p.m. to 11:03 on November 15 
GMT: From 1:07 a.m. to 2:03 a.m. on November 16 
Paris time: From 2:07 a.m. to 3:03 a.m. on November 16 
Washington, D.C. time: From 9:07 p.m. to 10:03 p.m. on November 15
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