ISRO calls off GSLV D-5 launch from ‪Sriharikota‬ after fuel leakage

Sriharikota: ISRO on Monday called off the launch of rocket GSLV D-5 carrying a satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here due to fuel leak.
"We are calling off the launch of GSLV D-5 due to fuel leakage. So, there will be no launch today," ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan announced at a press conference.
"The vehicle will be moved to the assembly building. We will assess the data and find out the cause for the fuel leakage," he said.
ISRO stopped the countdown 74 minutes ahead of the scheduled launch at 1650 hours after noticing the leakage.
The 29-hour countdown for the GSLV D-5 began at 11.50 AM on Sunday. The rocket was to have carried the 1,982-kg GSAT-14 satellite.

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