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The bulk of the debris from India’s March 27 anti-satellite test has decayed and whatever is left will disintegrate shortly, Defence Research and Development Organisation chief G Satheesh Reddy said on Friday.(PTI)

Majority of A-SAT debris decayed now: DRDO chief

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The DRDO has maintained that the interceptor missile could have killed a satellite at a height of more than 1,000 km but India intentionally chose to demonstrate the capability in the low earth orbit at a range of less than 300 km to avoid the threat of collisions in space.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on March 27 announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on March 27 announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite(PTI)

‘Will disappear in 45 days’: DRDO official on NASA concern over A-SAT debris

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The Indian satellite was destroyed at a low altitude of 300 kilometres, well below the ISS and most satellites in orbit.
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