India Becomes Military Space Power With Successful Anti-Satellite Missile Test

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Published on March 28, 2019 - Duration: 00:39s

India Becomes Military Space Power With Successful Anti-Satellite Missile Test

According to a report by Business Insider, early Wednesday morning, India launched a missile toward space, struck an Earth-orbiting satellite, and destroyed the spacecraft.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly made a televised address shortly after the launch to announce the anti-satellite, or ASAT test, was a success.

Modi reportedly praised the operation, called 'Mission Shakti,' as 'an unprecedented achievement' that registers India as 'a space power.


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