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.

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