Did Excessive Weight Doom ISRO’s GSLV Rocket?

Some interesting speculation on what caused the Christmas Day failure of India’s GSLV rocket:

> Instability introduced by excessive payload weight was most likely responsible for the failure of an Indian rocket’s launch on Christmas day, an expert in the field and former scientist of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) says.

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