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NASA calls India’s anti-satellite missile (A-SAT) test ‘terrible thing’

Washington:┬áNASA has slammed India’s anti-satellite missile (A-SAT) test last week saying it has increased risk to the International Space Station (ISS) and may launch a race of sort among countries to repeat the feat. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine on Monday said the A-SAT missile’s successful targetting of a live satellite on a low earth orbit […]

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A-SAT launch boosts BJP’s nationalism narrative

New Delhi:┬áSeeking to build on its narrative of nationalism, just two weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday went on an overdrive and linked successful launch of an anti-satellite missile to the Narendra Modi government’s “determination” to enhance national security through bold decisions. The announcement of the feat, […]

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After A-SAT, Pakistan condemns militarisation of space

Islamabad: As India successfully test fired its anti-satellite missile A-SAT, Pakistan on Wednesday said militarisation of space should be avoided. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal told the media: “Pakistan has been a strong proponent of prevention of arms race in outer space.” “Space is the common heritage of mankind and every nation has the […]