Mission Shakti makes India a Space Superpower, 4th country in world to have anti-satellite missile technology | Latest Updates

India on Monday joined the United States of America, China and Russia to become a nation that has  anti-satellite missile technology. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the successful completion of Mission Shakti that took just three minutes to complete.   A pre-set target satellite some 300 km away in the sky was destroyed using a complicated space manoeuvre, Modi said in a nationally televised speech.   India declared that it did not violate any international law. "This is a proud moment for country and our scientists," PM Modi said.   Anti-satellite weapons (ASAT) are space weapons designed to incapacitate or destroy satellites for strategic military purposes.  What Prime Minister Modi said on Mission Shakti    

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