The launch of Arianespace Flight 221 has been postponed due to unfavourable weather conditions over the launch pad in Kourou, French Guiana.

The launch was planned for today, Thursday, December 4, 2014.

Flight 221 will place into geostationary transfer orbit the DirecTV-14 and GSAT-16 telecommunications satellites.

Another launch date will be decided depending on the evolution of the weather conditions in Kourou.