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ASAT Test Conducted By India Poses No Threat To ISS: DRDO Chief

Apr 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The risk analysis simulation based on an internationally accepted software also showed that there was no threat to the space station. The DRDO chief said that all the debris should be dissolved within 45 days.

'Ethically And In Spirit' PM Modi's Mission Shakti Speech Was Avoidable: Ex-Election Commissioner SY Quraishi

Apr 03, 2019 Adil Rashid

Former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi was not amused at Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaunting India's might in space, hinting it gave the government an unfair edge with the 2019 Lok Sabha polls round the corner


After US, Now Pakistan Expresses 'Deep Concern' Over Space Debris Generated By India's ASAT Test

India On March 27 achieved a historic feat by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a ground-to-space missile, making the country a space power. Only three other countries -- the US, Russia and China -- have ASAT capabilities.

A-SAT Missile Test Shows India’s Growing Offensive Capabilities

Apr 02, 2019 Debalina Ghoshal

Although A-SAT has a range of 1000 km, the range for test was maintained at 300 km in order to keep other space-based assets safe and avoid debris.


'Unacceptable': NASA Says Debris Created By India's ASAT Test Endangering International Space Station

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, was addressing employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration five days after India shot down a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test to prove it was among the world's advanced space powers.

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29 March, 2019

PM Modi Launches LS Polls Campaign In Odisha, Says Govt Has Taken Measures To Set Up 'Chowkidar' In Space

Outlook Web Bureau

Launching his campaign in eastern India with a rally in Jeypore area of Odisha's Koraput district, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the NDA government wouldn't have been able to do any development work in the country without the support of the people.


27 March, 2019

Is Modi Going To Space? We Will Complain To EC, Says Mamata Banerjee On Mission Shakti

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi on Wednesday announced that India's anti-satellite weapon A-SAT has successfully destroyed a live satellite on a low earth orbit, joining a group of three countries - the US, Russia and China - with such capability.


27 March, 2019

A Great Achievement For India, Will Act As Deterrence: DRDO Chief On Anti-Satellite Missile Test

Outlook Web Bureau

Reddy said clearance for the project was given over two years back.


27 March, 2019

Pakistan Urges No Militarisation Of Outer Space After India Tests Anti-Satellite Missile

Outlook Web Bureau

The test makes India the fourth country in the world after the US, Russia and China to acquire the strategic capability to shoot down enemy satellites.


27 March, 2019

No Delay In A-SAT, It Takes Time To Develop Such Capability: Uday Bhaskar

Siddhartha Mishra

Uday Bhaskar, one of India’s leading experts on security and strategic affairs, speaks to Siddhartha Mishra about A-SAT, what it means for our space capabilities and geopolitics.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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