The comments from ISRO came at a day after NASA administrator Jim Brindenstine pointed out that NASA has identified 400 pieces of orbital debris from India's anti-satellite test that posed risk to ISS which was launched way back in 1998 and has seen over 54 crewed missions.
Nirmala Sitharaman on Mission Shakti ASAT missile test: "PM (Modi) is the Minister for Space, isn’t he? If people are questioning the decision of PM to make an address to the nation they should know the importance of this achievement for our national security."
“India is a space power, now we have the power to destroy also. But India is a peaceful and peace-loving country, so it’s not for attacking, it’s for our security and a deterrent for our security,” Arun Jaitley said