June 23, 2017
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Rectifying faults
Troubled saga of GSLV launch

The sudden, last minute call off of the much publicized flight of India’s three stage, 415-tonne Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), designated GSLV-D5 mission, to be launched in August, following the observation of the leak in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid fuel driven second stage of the vehicle, has once again underlined the fact that the troubles facing this launch vehicle equipped with a home grown upper cryogenic engine stage are far from over.

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