PARIS – Globalstar’s upcoming launch of six next-generation satellites aboard a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket, currently planned for mid-October, will be delayed while Russian space agency Roscosmos thoroughly inspects its fleet following a recent launch failure, the mobile satellite services provider announced Sept. 12. An Aug. 24 launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan failed to put an unmanned Progress M-12M cargo vehicle destined for the International Space Station into the correct ...

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