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NASA: Debris Field Created By India’s Anti-Satellite Test Threatens The ISS

NASA: Debris Field Created By India’s Anti-Satellite Test Threatens The ISS

India’s first successful test of an anti-satellite weapon has produced an orbiting debris field consisting of at least 400 pieces, according to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. This debris now threatens the ISS, he said, calling India’s actions “not compatible with the future of human spaceflight.”

Trump Promises To Create US Military Space Force

Trump Promises To Create US Military Space Force

Earlier today, President Donald Trump said he’ll be directing the Pentagon to create the US Space Force, which would become the sixth independent branch of the US military. The move is meant to help the US keep pace with its rivals, but experts question the need for an entirely new…