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