Indian rocket fails to launch navigation satellite
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Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket blasts off Sriharikota rocket port with 1,425-kg IRNSS-1H satellite -- part of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) on Aug 31, 2017. PSLV failed to deliver India's eighth navigation satellite in its intended orbit.
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The 1,425 kg Indian Regional Navigation Satellite-1H (IRNSS-1H), which was launched at 7 p.m. on board the PSLV, was declared unsuccessful after its heat shield failed to separate.