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GSLV-D3 on the pad

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GSLV-D3 on the pad The ill-fated GSLV-D3 rocket sits on the launch pad prior to its April 15, 2010 launch. The rocket's Indian-built third stage cryogenic engine ignited only briefly, resulting in the loss of the experimental GSAT-4 communication and navigation satellite.


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