NASA head Jim Bridenstine criticized India for the weapon test stating that NASA had identified 400 pieces of orbital debris and was tracking 60 pieces that are larger than 10cm in diameter.
The DRDOchief also said that the interceptor missile used in "Mission Shakti" has a range of more than 1000km but the interception was deliberately done at a range of 283km to ensure the safety of space assets.
Elaborating further about the A-Sat test conducted on March 27, he said, "The interceptor that has been used for this goal is a three stage vehicle with two stages of solid propellant and then a kill vehicle".
The major challenges in the mission were to achieve "hit to kill" against a live satellite with an accuracy with less than 10 cm.
The Indian satellite was destroyed at a relatively low altitude of 300 kilometres -120 kilometres below the ISS and most orbiting satellites.
Addressing the mediapersons, Reddy also said, "For a similar application we don't need another test".
Decisions on the weaponisation of space would be taken by the government, Reddy said.
"An orbit of around 300 km was chosen for the test for capability demonstration".
He further added, "Look at the nations who have conducted such test, USA, China, they all are coming into public view because the satellite is tracked by many stations across the world". "We have demonstrated that". "From our simulation, we can very clearly say that the possibilities of (debris) hitting the ISS are not there", Reddy said.
Nearly all the technologies used for the ASAT test were indigenously developed with some 50 industries contributing components for the 13 metre missiles weighing 19 tonnes.
Cleaning up space is the mission of a new Swiss start-up, ClearSpace, which will capitalise on technology developed by engineers at The Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).
These includes about 10,000 pieces of space debris, of which almost 3,000 were created by a Chinese anti-satellite test. Some 150 scientists worked round-the-clock and some 2,000 components were sourced from 50 private industries.
India said on Saturday it is looking to play a role in drafting worldwide laws on different aspects of outer space as a major space faring nation with proven technology such as ground-based direct hit deterrence capability.
Kudlow, the Director of the National Economic Council, cautioned that the president has not made any final decisions . One auto industry analyst estimates that a shut down could halt auto production in most US factories within a week.
They used printed knowledge to estimate THC ranges within the sorts of hashish utilized by contributors. Daily cannabis use was more common among patients with first episode psychosis, compared to controls.
Alex Capecelatro, who was chief executive of At the Pool before it shut down around 2014, did not respond to requests to comment. Facebook is grappling with another startling data leak with 540 million records found in plain sight on a public Amazon server.
Foxx then called Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to ask him to let the FBI investigate the alleged attack. Tina Glandian, one of his defense lawyers, told NBC News on Thursday that she was not concerned by the review.
The attempted murder charges are for the alleged shootings of the two other victims, Kerry Lathan and Shermi Cervabta Villanueva . Two men were also injured in the shooting outside Marathon Clothing at Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue .
At least two members of the crowd were critically injured and one injury was reportedly from a auto hitting a pedestrian. An autopsy completed Monday showed that Hussle, 33, died after being shot in the head and torso.
He could possibly leave out information that might be damaging to individuals like Trump , according to legal experts. Mueller, he said, was only appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and never had to face voters.
Yet after Woods played out sideways and knocked his third from 205 yards to 25 feet, McIlroy hit an bad second shot. Woods won back-to-back holes with birdies at the fifth and sixth as McIlroy's putting frailties began to show.
Woods' big run sends him to weekend against McIlroy
I had to make a few birdies just to hang in there on the front nine and to finish with two birdies on 15 and 16 was very nice". There was also joy for England's Ian Poulter, who birdied the final two holes for a two-up victory over the US's Kevin Kisner.
Thai vote results delayed, anti-junta party seeks leadership
Thais voted for a 500-member parliament, which along with a 250-member junta-appointed Senate will decide the next prime minister. The Shinawatras say they have simply recognised the economic and democratic aspirations of Thailand's majority.
Schumer, McConnell address Mueller report on Senate floor
The Republican president pledged new investigations but did not specify who would conduct them or who should be targeted. Attorney General William Barr released a four-page letter summarizing the key findings of the report on Sunday.
Things You Need to Know About Apple's New Credit Card
Apple says that signups will be handled directly from iPhones, with quick approvals and access to device-specific card numbers. Finally, one percent will be added for all purchases paid for with the physical Apple Card (more on that in a minute).
Ichiro To Retire After Thursdays Game In Tokyo
Ichiro paved the way for more players than we will ever know and his influence will be felt for generations after his career ends. He became one of the most important figures in baseball history, and not just because of his stats and awards.