Space Weapons

India Declares Itself A ‘Space Power’ After Shooting Down Its Own Satellite

India Declares Itself A ‘Space Power’ After Shooting Down Its Own Satellite

In a surprise televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India’s first successful test of an anti-satellite weapon, which the government used to destroy its own satellite. Modi said the test signifies India as a “space power”, but critics claim it’s a regrettable and reckless step toward…