Hardware defect suspected for GSLV failure

GSLV-F06 carrying an advanced communications satellite had exploded barely a minute after lift-off.

GSLV-Choronology

The failure of today`s GSLV-F06
carrying GSAT-5P is the third unsuccessful mission of India`s
Geo-Stationary Launch Vehicle in its seven flights.

India to launch GSAT-5P satellite on December 25

Rocket carrying GSAT-5P satellite is expected to blast off from the second launch pad on Dec 25.

ISRO may take a call on GSLV mission Tuesday

ISRO is expected to take a decision on the fresh date for launch of GSAT-5P satellite on Tuesday.

GSAT-5P launch put off after leak in cryogenic engine

GSAT-5P with 24 C-band transponders is meant to augment communication services.

ISRO to send up new communication satellite

The ISRO is expected to close 2010 with the launch of communication satellite GSAT-5P.