Technical anomaly hits launch ISRO’s GSLV-F10

Technical anomaly hits launch GSLV-F10

TNC Desk, Aug 12

GSLV-F10 launch by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) reportedly fails due to some technical anomaly.

“GSLV-F10 launch took place today at 0543 Hrs IST as scheduled. Performance of first and second stages was normal. However, Cryogenic Upper Stage ignition did not happen due to technical anomaly. The mission couldn’t be accomplished as intended,” said ISRO.

Earth Observation Satellite, EOS-03 is an excellent agile Earth Observatory being launched from the second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday while Briefing about the ambitious launch by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

It will be placed in a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit by GSLV-F10. Subsequently, the Satellite will reach geostationary orbit using its on-board propulsion system, he added.

The highlights of Earth Observatory Satellite (EOS), said the Minister, is that it will provide real time images of large area region of interest, at frequent intervals. This will help in quick monitoring of natural disasters, episodic events as well as any short term events, he said.


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