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Indian Launch Vehicle Explodes After Lift-Off 227

Posted by timothy
from the christmas-setback dept.
Indian communications satellite GSAT-5P was destroyed by the explosion of its launch vehicle, the Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle. The GSLV malfunctioned while still in its first phase of its Christmas launch, after less than a minute of flight. YouTube has a video of the explosion, taken from TV9 Kannada.
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Indian Launch Vehicle Explodes After Lift-Off

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