The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-45 lifts from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh state. Photo: AP

India blowing up a satellite with missile was ‘terrible’, Nasa says, as it created 400 pieces of debris that endanger astronauts

  • The Indian satellite was destroyed at a relatively low altitude of 300km, well below the ISS and most satellites in orbit
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The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-45 lifts from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh state. Photo: AP
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation. Photo: AFP

India joins space ‘super league’ by shooting down satellite with missile, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • India became the fourth country after the United States, Russia and China to have carried out the feat
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation. Photo: AFP
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