All low earth satellites in reach of ASAT missile: DRDO chief

According to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chairman,the recently conducted anti-satellite (ASAT) test, Mission Shakti has a deterrence capability and the missile can cover all satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). Low earth orbit satellites are roughly at an altitude of 2,000 kilometres from the earth and that’s the region where majority of… Continue reading All low earth satellites in reach of ASAT missile: DRDO chief

Successful anti­-satellite missile test puts India in an elite club

Prime Minister announced that India has successfully completed Mission Shakti.Mission Shakti is an anti-Satellite(ASAT) missile test.ASAT are missile-based systems to attack moving satellites.The mission has been carried out by bringing down one of the Indian satellites in the low earth orbit.The test was aimed at strengthening the capability to safeguard space assets and India’s overall… Continue reading Successful anti­-satellite missile test puts India in an elite club