GSLV-D5 Launch from SHAR Nellore Called-Off

gslv d5 launch postponed

The Launch of the GSLV-D5 scheduled for 16:50 hrs on 19th August, 2013 ws called off, as a leak was observed in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage, during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle, just two hours before the scheduled lift-off.

The propellants are being drained from the Cryogenic Stage, Liquid Second Stage and the four liquid Strap-ons of GSLV-D5. The vehicle will be moved back to the Vehicle Assembly Building for further actions.

gslv d5 launch postponed

The revised launch date will be announced after a detailed assessment.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s