NASA specifies India's satellite destruction as a terrible thing

NASA specifies India's satellite destruction as a terrible thing

India's destruction of one of its satellites was specified as a terrible thing that had created 400 pieces of orbital debris and has led to anomalous risks to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
 
Five days after India shot down a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test, Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA addressed the employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and has labeled that it was a terrible thing to create an event that sends debris at an apogee that goes above the International Space Station. He also said that this kind of activity is not compatible with the future of human spaceflight.
 
It was made evident that India has shot down a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test only to show that it has the world's advanced space powers. Reacting to this, Jim Bridenstine said that this menace has reported increased the threat to collisions by 44 percent over 10 days. "Not all of the pieces were big enough to track. What we are tracking right now, objects big enough to track, we're talking about 10 centimeters or bigger. About 60 pieces have been tracked,” he added.
 
Though the Indian satellite was destroyed at a relatively low altitude of 180 miles (300 kilometers), 24 of the pieces are going above the apogee of the International Space Station. While the US military objects have already tracked 23,000 objects larger than 10 centimeters.



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