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VORONEZH, January 31 (Itar-Tass) —— The launch of Russia’s manned Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft will be postponed till late April, head of Russia’s Space Agency (Roscosmos) Vladimir Popovkin said on Tuesday.
“Now, the management of Energia corporation is drafting a new plan, under which the launch will be delayed for a month, till late April,” he told Itar-Tass.
According to Popovkin, it was decided to delay the launch to remedy drawbacks found in tests.
“We are sorting it out, we will be through later this week,” he added.