On January 23, 2019, the launch of the commercial satellite Hellas Sat 4http://www.skai.gr/news/technology/article/390065/ton-ianouario-i-ektoxeusi-tou-hellas-sat-4/#ixzz5XQx9j3z
SES-STA-20181114-03202 E E7541Date Effective: 12/12/2018Class of Station:Grant of AuthoritySpecial Temporary AuthorityLockheed Martin CorporationOn December 12, 2018, Lockheed Martin Corporation was granted special temporary authority for 30 days, beginning January 15, 2019, tooperate its fixed earth station in Carpentersville, NJ to provide command functions during the electric propulsion monitoring for the HellasSat4/SaudiGeoSat 1 (HS4) satellite at the 39.0° E.L. orbital location in the 5927.25-5928.75 MHz and 6421.25-6422.75 MHz (Earth-to-space)frequency bands.
Seeing a mention elsewhere that VA247 launch has been delayed to February 5.True?Also, it's a few days over 1 month to January 23, and there has been no news (that I have found) of the delivery of either payload to Kourou.
MOSCOW, December 14 - RIA News. The transfer of the launch of the first British communications satellites OneWeb from the Kourou cosmodrome using the Russian Soyuz-ST rocket is associated with a delayed launch from the same cosmodrome of the Indian apparatus, a source in the Russian rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti on Friday....Earlier it was reported that the launch was postponed at the request of the British side."The launch was delayed due to the launch of the Indian satellite GSAT-31 on the Ariane-5 rocket on February 5. The reconfiguration of the spaceport equipment and the preparation for the new launch, which will be Soyuz-ST with the first OneWeb devices, takes about two weeks, "- said the agency interlocutor.
Stéphane Israël @arianespaceceoIt’s a new year at the Spaceport in French Guiana, which welcomed on Jan 4 the first of two satellite passengers for #Arianespace’s initial #Ariane5 flight in 2019! HS-4/SGS-1 will be launched Feb 5 at the service of @Arabsat & @KACST. #MissiontoSuccess 🚀 @LockheedMartin #VA247