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DRDO says debris from Mission Shakti ASAT test poses no danger to space station
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DRDO says debris from Mission Shakti ASAT test poses no danger to space station

There was a temporary risk for 10 days, but we have crossed that period, an official told reporters.

Pakistan 'deeply concerned' over space debris from India's ASAT test, says 'military dimension' of move can't be overlooked
India

Pakistan 'deeply concerned' over space debris from India's ASAT test, says 'military dimension' of move can't be overlooked

Pakistan on Tuesday expressed "deep concern" over the assessment of international experts on the threats resulting from space debris generated by the recently conducted Anti-Satellite missile (ASAT) test by India

'Regrettable' Mission Shakti makes current regional and global scenarios even murkier, warns nuclear disarmament advocacy group
India

'Regrettable' Mission Shakti makes current regional and global scenarios even murkier, warns nuclear disarmament advocacy group

Mission Shakti, which was led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, was aimed at strengthening India's overall security, he said in his address that comes a fortnight before the start of the general election.

Narendra Modi slams Opposition for questioning timing of Mission Shakti, says Congress lacks basic understanding
India

Narendra Modi slams Opposition for questioning timing of Mission Shakti, says Congress lacks basic understanding

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the Opposition for questioning the timing of the announcement of Mission Shakti being too close to the election dates.

India's Mission Shakti demonstration generated debris field of 'space junk'
science

India's Mission Shakti demonstration generated debris field of 'space junk'

The debris field from the anti-satellite weapon test could potentially collide with other objects in space.

A-SAT test ahead of polls bid to shift focus from bread-and-butter issues: PM seeks to benefit from nationalism debate
Politics

A-SAT test ahead of polls bid to shift focus from bread-and-butter issues: PM seeks to benefit from nationalism debate

The EC will decide whether Narendra Modi's speech on Mission Shakti violated the Model Code of Conduct, but there is little doubt that the move was a political one.

Modi's Mission Shakti speech: BJP appears nervous, celebrating missile could be PM assailing his fears
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Modi's Mission Shakti speech: BJP appears nervous, celebrating missile could be PM assailing his fears

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation announcing the successful testing of the anti-satellite missile on Wednesday encapsulates the essence of his political style

DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy says A-SAT not derivative of Prithvi missile, has range of over 1,000 km
India

DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy says A-SAT not derivative of Prithvi missile, has range of over 1,000 km

The A-SAT missile was launched at approximately 11:16 am on Wednesday from Odisha’s Balasore and within three minutes of launch, it successfully hit the intended target, a de-commissioned Indian satellite

All you need to know about India's Mission Shakti A-SAT test: 5,000-km range Agni-V missile launched from Odisha
India

All you need to know about India's Mission Shakti A-SAT test: 5,000-km range Agni-V missile launched from Odisha

Mission Shakti intercept the satellite in outer space with a completely indigenous technology built by the DRDO. India joins an exclusive group of space-faring nations consisting of USA, Russia, and China

Ex-ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair says India had anti-satellite missile capability in 2007, but no political will
India

Ex-ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair says India had anti-satellite missile capability in 2007, but no political will

G Madhavan Nair had headed the ISRO space commission and was secretary in the department of space from 2003 to 2009. Nair joined the BJP in October 2018.

Arun Jaitley calls Mission Shakti 'huge achievement' for India, accuses UPA of not giving go-ahead for A-SAT project
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Arun Jaitley calls Mission Shakti 'huge achievement' for India, accuses UPA of not giving go-ahead for A-SAT project

Jaitley also praised the prime minister for having a "vision for tomorrow". "Narendra Modi has always thought about developing the country, be it in terms of security or technology. It shows India is in safe hands," he said.

Mission Shakti: What is Low-Earth orbit? What use is it to space-faring nations like India?
India

Mission Shakti: What is Low-Earth orbit? What use is it to space-faring nations like India?

The vast majority of missions to space over the years – manned or unmanned – have been to low-Earth Orbit (LEO).

Rahul congratulates DRDO, mocks Modi by wishing 'happy World Theatre Day' following Mission Shakti announcement
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Rahul congratulates DRDO, mocks Modi by wishing 'happy World Theatre Day' following Mission Shakti announcement

Modi announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite, that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers.

What is an anti-satellite weapon? India joins US, Russia, China in elite space power club with Mission Shakti
India

What is an anti-satellite weapon? India joins US, Russia, China in elite space power club with Mission Shakti

Anti-satellite weapons are designed to incapacitate or destroy satellites for strategic and military purposes. As of now, only four nations – India, Russia, China and the United States – have demonstrated their capability to successfully shoot down defunct satellites

Narendra Modi's 'important message' turned out to be about Mission Shakti, but before PM spoke, Twitterati had other theories
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Narendra Modi's 'important message' turned out to be about Mission Shakti, but before PM spoke, Twitterati had other theories

Before Modi's announcement, there were a lot of speculations about what he was going to say considering the prime minister tweeted from his personal handle that he was going to address the nation for an important announcement.

India's A-SAT programme born in response to China's growing space capabilities: Understanding Mission Shakti
India

India's A-SAT programme born in response to China's growing space capabilities: Understanding Mission Shakti

New Delhi's A-SAT programme was born in response to China’s growing capabilities — in turn, driven by that country’s efforts to counter the United States’ supremacy in space. In essence, China sought to show it could cripple the satellite networks on which the United States’ military command-and-control capabilities rest.