Soyuz TMA-06M launch delayed until 23 October after switching unit changed

by | Sep 24, 2012 | Seradata News | 0 comments

The launch of Soyuz TMA-06M on a Soyuz FG rocket has been delayed from 15 October to 23 October after a technical fault resulted in a electronics module change.  The flight is to carry astronaut Kevin Ford and and cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin to the International Space Station.  The launch was delayed due to the failure of a switching unit in the descent module which had to be changed.

 

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