Indian Rocket Launch Lasts 63 Seconds, Deposits Satellite in Bay of Bengal

Indian space program hit by another launch mishap Spaceflight Now

India’s largest rocket lost control and erupted in a fireball Saturday, dealing another blow to the country’s space program after back-to-back failures of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle….

Trouble struck the rocket less than a minute after liftoff, when video footage showed the vehicle veering from its flight path, tumbling out of control and being engulfed in a fireball.

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