Next Soyuz-Fregat launch from Kourou to be delayed?

http://www.interfax.ru/news.asp?id=327405

According to this Russian news report the next launch of a Soyuz-Fregat from Kourou with four O3B satellites has to be delayed by about one month as the satellites are technically not ready for launch. This will most likely have some impact on the launch date of Gaia. Stay tuned for more news …

Update: Now it is reported that the launch of the O3B satellites is postponed after the launch of Gaia according to: http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=32270.msg1093277#new

Thus, the Gaia launch remains targeted for November.

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