Mission Shakti

Mission Shakti News

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

The Defence Research and Development Organisation chief said the continuous information being received is monitored and "I don't think there are any issues".

India will need pragmatism, diplomatic skill in shaping new rules for regulation of outer space

India now needs to prepare for an outer space that might become an active military theatre. Above all it needs collaboration with allies and partners in outer space.

Advertising

In Balasore, PM Modi attacks Congress for not demonstrating country's defence capability

"From mobile to missile, everything is now controlled from the space. Therefore, space security is essential, a fact that was ignored by previous governments," PM Modi said.

Debris to clear in 45 days, no risk to space station, says DRDO

Asked whether the DRDO had the permission of the Election Commission (EC) for the briefing, officials said they had the “necessary clearance”.

Rajnath Singh's missile flexing: Can ward off big superpowers

“Even if the anti-satellite techniques of Russia, America or China try and break our satellites, our anti-satellite system can break them in outer orbit itself," Rajnath Singh said.

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).

Advertising

HIGHLIGHTS: All debris will decay in a matter of weeks, says DRDO chief on Mission Shakti

LIVE UPDATES: While addressing media persons in New Delhi, DRDO chief Dr G Satheesh Reddy said that the safety of space assets was kept in mind while launching Mission Shakti. He also said all the debris of India's anti-satellite missile will decay in 45 days.

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

Mission Shakti: The Pentagon said that it stood by Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan's assessment that debris from an Indian anti-satellite weapons test would eventually burn up in the atmosphere.

India’s ASAT test created debris, raised risk for International Space Station: NASA

NASA sees risk to ISS after India's Mission Shakti: The ISS is at constant risk of collision from space debris, and once in a while needs to navigate away in order to avoid collisions.

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.

Advertising