A committee set up by ISRO found that mission failed because of damage in the soft seal in a critical valve which resulted in lower pressure in the rocket's liquid hydrogen tank. The committee also gave recommendations.
Ritu Karidhal Srivastava who was deputy operation director for 'Mangalyan'- Mars Mission-is the mission director for Chandrayaan-2.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inked agreements with Russia and France for assistance in Gaganyaan.
The 43.4-metre tall rocket weighing about 640 tonnes furiously rushed to the skies with a thick orange flame at its rear carrying the GSAT-29.
The GSLV-F08 rocket saddled with the passenger satellite in its payload fairing blasted off from the second launch pad at 4.56 pm.
The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 used the 'XL' variant, of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant.
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