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Space Week 2019: Asteroids, exploration, moon landings and more make this the year of space; Part I
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Space Week 2019: Asteroids, exploration, moon landings and more make this the year of space; Part I

The sheer volume and range of mission in 2019 (till date) have been mighty exciting, setting the bar high for future ventures.

Debris from India's anti-satellite test is still zipping about in orbit, and now we might know why
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Debris from India's anti-satellite test is still zipping about in orbit, and now we might know why

Moving forward, India plans to set up a telescopes & radars to track debris in space.

Dangerous debris from India's ASAT test in March continues to zip around in Earth orbit
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Dangerous debris from India's ASAT test in March continues to zip around in Earth orbit

Four months since the ASAT test, there are still as many as 41 tracked pieces of debris in orbit.

Kalpana Chawla Space Policy Dialogue 2019: Inching towards a new era in India's space program
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Kalpana Chawla Space Policy Dialogue 2019: Inching towards a new era in India's space program

A big benefit to having a space policy is the encouragement it gives private players.

ORF Kalpana Chawla Space Policy Dialogue 2019 starts today – here's what to expect
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ORF Kalpana Chawla Space Policy Dialogue 2019 starts today – here's what to expect

The three-day event starting 29 April is important advocacy for a national space policy for India.

Pentagon defends Mission Shakti ASAT test, says India has cause to be concerned over 'threats to nation from space'
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Pentagon defends Mission Shakti ASAT test, says India has cause to be concerned over 'threats to nation from space'

US Strategic Command Commander General John E Hyten told members of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee that the first lesson from the Indian ASAT is that they (India) are concerned about threats to their nation from space.

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.

ISRO to launch five military satellites in 2019 to 'boost strategic assets' in space
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ISRO to launch five military satellites in 2019 to 'boost strategic assets' in space

ISRO hasn't attempted to launch more than two military satellite missions in a year so far.

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

Mission Shakti has created 400 pieces of debris, endangered space station: NASA
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Mission Shakti has created 400 pieces of debris, endangered space station: NASA

Risk of collision with the ISS has increased by 44 percent over 10 days: NASA Chief.

US is tracking 250-270 objects of debris generated due to India's ASAT test, ISS not at risk: Pentagon
India

US is tracking 250-270 objects of debris generated due to India's ASAT test, ISS not at risk: Pentagon

US Strategic Command's Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) said 250 pieces of debris associated with an Indian ASAT launch that occurred on Wednesday are being actively tracked.

Pentagon denies it spied on India's A-SAT missile test, experts say US aircraft sent to 'monitor' project was observing development
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Pentagon denies it spied on India's A-SAT missile test, experts say US aircraft sent to 'monitor' project was observing development

Aircraft Spots, which monitors military air movements, had said that a US Air Force's reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia went for a mission in the Bay of Bengal to monitor India's anti-satellite missile test.