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India GSLV-D5 Launch of GSAT-14

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Topic: Launches

Event Format: Rocket Launch

Date: January 5, 2014

Location: Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota IN

Launch Time: 1048 GMT (5:48 a.m. EST)

India will launch the GSAT-14 telecommunications satellite on the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). This is an important launch for India as it marks the second flight of the Indian-built cryogenic upper stage. The first launch of India's cryogenic upper stage failed in a 2010 flight.

August 19, 2013 UPDATED: The launch has been scrubbed today due to a leak in the second stage. The rocket is being move back to the vehicle assembly building for analysis.

August 30, 2013 UPDATED: ISRO has decided on a December launch with a date TBA.

Web Site Address: http://isrohq.vssc.gov.in/isr0dem0v5a/index.php/gsat-14

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