GSLV fails, erupts into ball of flame

India’s ambitions of entering the market for heavy satellite launches suffered a setback when GSLV-F06, the rocket carrying a 2,130 kg communication satellite, exploded 63 seconds after taking off from Sriharikota, off the Andhra Pradesh coast, at 4.04pm on Saturday.

Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K Radhakrishnan said preliminary findings indicated that ground control at […]