Launch Of S. Korean Satellite On Board Soyuz Rocket Postponed Until 2021 - Roscosmos
Daniyal Sohail 1 month ago Thu 19th September 2019 | 01:20 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 19th September, 2019) The launch of the South Korean earth remote-sensing satellite CAS500-2 on board the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan has been postponed from 2020 to the beginning of 2021, according to a video clip posted on Roscosmos tv YouTube page.
"These spacecraft will be launched as part of our next commercial launch with the main payload in the form of the CAS500-2 satellite," Alexander Serkin, director general of the Glavkosmos Launch Services company.
GK Launch Services is a commercial operator authorized to conclude contracts for rendering commercial launch services to satellites with the use of Soyuz-2 family launch vehicles from the Russian launch sites.