Angara Rocket Launch Postponed Again

June 29, 2014 3:11 PM

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Angara Rocket Launch Postponed Again

Russia put off the maiden launch of its first new space rocket design since Soviet times for a second day on Saturday, RIA Novosti reported, a fresh blow to the country's once-pioneering industry.

The debut launch of the Angara rocket was first called off on Friday after the vehicle's booster cut out during a final countdown watched by President Vladimir Putin via video link at the Kremlin.

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