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India's ASAT test reflects space race

1st April 2019 - 01:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur, Neelam Mathews in Delhi and Hong Kong

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India’s Mission Shakti, an anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test carried out on 27 March by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), makes it the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China to destroy an orbiting satellite.

The satellite hit was an Indian Microsat-R satellite in lower orbit, at ...

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