Most of debris generated from India's anti-satellite test has decayed: DRDO

"It is extremely difficult to predict as to how many days it would take...But, as I had said that day, that they would decay in a few weeks, and majority of them have decayed," he added.

May 11, 2019, 00:36 AM IST

India's ASAT could escalate rivalry with China, warns US expert Ashley J Tellis

India now must brace itself for a long-term space competition, said top US expert Ashley J Tellis.

Apr 17, 2019, 13:30 PM IST

India's ASAT test could exacerbate rivalry with China: US expert

On March 27, India achieved a historic feat by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a ground-to-space missile, making the country a space power.

Apr 17, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

Pentagon defends India's ASAT, says nation concerned over 'threats from space'

On March 27, India achieved a historic feat by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a ground-to-space missile, making the country a space power.


Apr 12, 2019, 07:14 AM IST

India's ASAT debris expected to burn up in atmosphere, says Pentagon

India used an indigenously developed ballistic missile interceptor to destroy one of its own satellites at a height of 300 km (186 miles), in a test aimed at boosting its defences in space.

Apr 05, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Mission Shakti: India declines to comment on NASA's statement on ASAT

The government Wednesday declined to comment on US space agency NASA's assessment that India's anti-satellite weapon test last week led to creation of 400 pieces of space debris that could pose a threat to the International Space Station (ISS). 

Apr 04, 2019, 06:41 AM IST

US actively tracking objects from debris of Indian ASAT test, no risk to ISS: Pentagon

Thompson assured the lawmakers that the ISS is not at risk because it orbits over 100 km higher than the orbit at which the ASAT test was carried out by Indian scientists.

Mar 31, 2019, 07:34 AM IST

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Mar 30, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

US didn't spy on India's anti-satellite missile test: Pentagon

The Pentagon, however, strongly denied the spying allegation.

Mar 30, 2019, 07:55 AM IST

How 100 DRDO scientists worked 24x7 over 6 months to make Mission Shakti a success

DRDO chairman says that once NSA Doval gave the go-ahead, with the concurrence of PM Narendra Modi, his team worked round the clock to ensure Mission Shakti meets the deadline.

Mar 28, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

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Mar 28, 2019, 08:14 AM IST

Mission Shakti: US 'takes note' after India conducts anti-satellite missile test

The US says its concern over space debris remain but has noted India's statements on the matter.

Mar 28, 2019, 07:43 AM IST

First pictures of ASAT missile used by DRDO to shoot down satellite

The PM said in his address that the objective of 'Mission Shakti' was achieved just three minutes after launch after the missile shot down a live satellite on a low earth orbit (LEO).

Mar 27, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Former DRDO chief busts Congress' claim, says UPA blocked satellite-killer missile test in 2012

He added that the proposal was once again put up by current DRDO Chief Dr Satheesh Reddy and NSA Ajit Doval to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mar 27, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

India committed to defend its interests in outer space: Government’s 10-point FAQs on Mission Shakti

The prime minister, however, highlighted that India’s action was aimed at ensuring its security and not directed against any country.

Mar 27, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Watch: How ASAT kills a satellite

The ASAT is developed by Defense Research and Development Organisation.

Mar 27, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

Mission Shakti: DRDO's indigenous ASAT was 3-stage missile with rocket boosters

The Ministry of Defense has said that the test 'has demonstrated India’s capability to defend its assets in outer space.'

Mar 27, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

India 4th country with anti-satellite weapon: All you need to know about ASAT systems

ASATs were first developed by the US and the erstwhile Soviet Union during the Cold War. China joined the club in 2007.

Mar 27, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

India now has missile to hit satellites in space, says PM Narendra Modi; declares Mission Shakti a grand success

PM Narendra Modi said that India's achievements in the space sector will help in maintaining the security of the country.

Mar 27, 2019, 12:39 PM IST