The risk analysis simulation based on an internationally accepted software also showed that there was no threat to the space station. The DRDO chief said that all the debris should be dissolved within 45 days.
Former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi was not amused at Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaunting India's might in space, hinting it gave the government an unfair edge with the 2019 Lok Sabha polls round the corner
India On March 27 achieved a historic feat by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a ground-to-space missile, making the country a space power. Only three other countries -- the US, Russia and China -- have ASAT capabilities.
Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, was addressing employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration five days after India shot down a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test to prove it was among the world's advanced space powers.
Launching his campaign in eastern India with a rally in Jeypore area of Odisha's Koraput district, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the NDA government wouldn't have been able to do any development work in the country without the support of the people.
PM Modi on Wednesday announced that India's anti-satellite weapon A-SAT has successfully destroyed a live satellite on a low earth orbit, joining a group of three countries - the US, Russia and China - with such capability.