Indian rocket fails to put satellite in orbit (Lead)

December 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS  

ISRO Sriharikota, Dec 25 (IANS) India’s space programme suffered a serious setback Saturday as its rocket failed to put an advanced communication satellite, GSAT-5P, in the intended orbit.Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Rs.300 crore mission failed as its rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) disintegrated after its lift-off.

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