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Padma awards: ISRO chief in 24 who didn’t make the cut

ISRO, along with DRDO, is behind the recent success of Mission Shakti, which put India in an elite group of countries with anti-satellite (A-SAT) technology.

Mission Shakti test debris pose no threat to global space assets: DRDO chief

The ASAT missile launch last month drew criticism from NASA as it condemned the mission over ignoring safety concerns in the space, especially threat to the International Space Station (ISS).

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ASAT debris will burn out in 6 months: ISRO scientist after NASA condemns Mission Shakti

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.

Explained: What makes PSLV-C45 special

Among unique features: satellites placed in 3 different orbits, rocket’s final stage as satellite for some time.

ISRO launches EMISAT satellite, 28 foreign nano satellites from Sriharikota

ISRO EMISAT launch: The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C-45) hosts 28 international nanosatellites — 24 from the US, two from Lithuania and one each from Spain and Switzerland.

Mission Shakti: DRDO labs in Pune played a key role in successful test-fire of BMD Interceptor

The Research and Development Establishment (Engineers), known as R&DE and based at Dighi in Pune, developed the ground system for the ASAT.

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Nirmala Sitharaman on Mission Shakti ASAT missile test: Decision taken in 2014... no country will share or sell this tech, it's our own

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."

Explained: The ABC of India's anti-satellite missile test

Why shooting down a satellite, apart from being a technology stride, gives India a new strategic weapon

Pokharan parallel: Capability was there but why test was key

Mission Shakti: In an election season when everything is up for contest, questions have been raised whether this test could have happened earlier.

Preparing for tomorrow’s wars, says Arun Jaitley; Delhi can help shape rules

“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

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In Pics: ISRO's GSAT-6A communication satellite launched on Thursday

ISRO on Friday will launch GSAT-6A, a high power S-band communication satellite. The satellite with a life span of around 10 years will be put into orbit by the Indian rocket, GSLV-F08.

ISRO RLV launch: Check out India's first reusable space shuttle

ISRO's RLV -TD is the first step in an Indian effort to develop a 'Two Stage To Orbit' fully reusable vehicle. Check out the pictures.

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India successfully launches IRNSS-1G navigation satellite: Here's what it means

Named the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), it consists of a constellation of seven satellites of which six have already been put into orbit.

First pictures of Mars taken by Mars Orbiter

A team of ISRO scientists presented the first pictures from Mangalyaan.

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