DRDOChief GS Reddy said, "Space has gained importance in the military domain". "And this has been proven true, even NASA spoke about a 10-day risk period that is over today", he said. "Some of the debris have already decayed".
The DRDO chief 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. "It was intentionally done at 280 km altitude so that debris decay fast", Dr. Reddy said, adding that the interception was created to hit at an angle so that minimal debris go up and also have minimal velocity.
The Indian satellite was destroyed at a relatively low altitude of 300 kilometres -120 kilometres below the ISS and most orbiting satellites.
Reddy further said, "The complete mission what we have defined is automatic and without human intervention anywhere because the precision with which you have to launch are very high and so the launch computer takes care of it". On March 27, India achieved a historic accomplishment by firing down its low orbit satellite. "All necessary permissions were taken", Reddy added. We don't need any more tests in this orbit as of now. "We have demonstrated that".
Asked if the missile has been in the making for some time now, he said, "Some of the basic technologies were being developed". The idea began around 2014 and development started in 2016 with a go-ahead from the government. It also said that it will lead to creation of almost 400 pieces of orbital debris. The US had also done a test at a similar height.
Amazon unveiled Twitch Prime in 2016 , two years after it acquired the leading game-streaming service for close to $1 billion. Sadly, it seems that those of you with family accounts are being left out in the cold this time around.
The Trump administration has rallied behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the veteran right-winger faces a tough election. Hamas-backed attacks in the Israeli-occupied West Bank would also cease, the official said. "Every week they say that".
Asked about reports that defender Raphael Varane had told teammates he wanted to leave, Zidane said: "He has said nothing to me". Talking about cleaning [the squad], to me, seems like a lack of respect.
She said the implications of the vote were "grave", adding: "I fear we are reaching the limits of this process in this House". Mr Lewis told Radio 4's Today programme: "The government's position is very clear - we do not support these options".
The second database, belonging to the defunct app At The Pool isn't as large, but its destructive potential can not be neglected. UpGuard said it sent two notification emails to Cultura Colectiva on January 10 and January 14 and never received a response.
Brady, who turns 42 in August, has addressed the subject of retirement before, saying he hopes to play until he is 45. Some Patriots fans forgot April Fool's Day is the internet's holiest of days, and took the joke seriously.
While that shutdown lasted only a few hours, it came on what should have been one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Mulvaney has told Trump he thinks the base would support the move, like they did his national emergency declaration.
In his second season in the league, Bell is averaging three points per game with one assist and 2.7 rebounds in 12.8 minutes. Unfortunately, the team will be without forward Jordan Bell, who is slated to miss the game.
Spain's Jon Rahm, the No. 2 seed, was even more convincing in his 7 and 5 win over South Korea's Si Woo Kim (54). Former champion Jason Day has been eliminated from Match Play after his second-round loss to Henrik Stenson .
Bill Polian , who created the league with television and film producer Charlie Ebersol , pinned the blame on Dundon . I sincerely regret that many that believed in this project will see their hopes and efforts unrewarded.
Modi went on to assure that these ASAT missiles will not be used for destructive purposes, but only for security and defence. In an unexpected address to the nation Wednesday, Modi called it a major breakthrough in the country's space capability.
At about 1.30am on Friday, authorities say, Josephson got separated from friends in Columbia's Five Points bar district. The crime shook Columbia, the state capital where the University of SC is one of the main economic engines.
However, it will be interesting to see how some fans treat him given his comments about Real Madrid being a "dream" club. We came away with a win , that is great, but I think everyone knows we can perform better.
The public can't be asked to rely on what amounts to a Trump administration news release to make its judgments. Barr was never going to find Trump guilty of obstruction, and he seemed eager to stop Congress from doing so.
He ignored the red lights as he raced down Slauson Avenue - the South Los Angeles street that he and Nips were working to uplift. Local news reports said he was being kept in solitary confinement in jail for fear he might be attacked by other inmates.
Maurizio Sarri has confirmed England youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi will start one of Chelsea's next two Premier League games. Probably it was better [for the fans] to wait for the end of the game but for me it is not a big problem.
On Monday, the Justice Department said in a letter to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that the entire ACA should be invalidated . I imagine Trump will tell us why the Republican plan will cost less than Obamacare: "Mexico will pay for it".
FlightAware , an airline tracking website, said Southwest had delayed 775 flights, or 18 percent of its US flights on Monday. Airlines were recommending that flyers check their flight status online or with the airport they would be traveling out of.
McIlroy closed out Matthew Fitzpatrick 4-and-2 in his last group match on Friday shortly after Woods beat Patrick Cantlay 4-and-2. McIlroy was on the verge of squaring the match on the 16th hole when he had a short iron for his second shot into the par-5 16th.
Congress had approved a resolution annulling the national emergency that Trump declared at the U.S. -Mexico border in February. Tuesday's vote seems certain to fail, which means his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border would stand.
The proposed stimulus program calls for virtual elimination by 2030 of greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming. Lee said, "I reacted to the [idea] that some have suggested that people shouldn't have children in light of climate change".