Anti-satellite weapons (ASAT) Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia’s Direct-Ascent Anti-Satellite (DA-ASAT) test

A direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile was tested by Russia on November 15, 2021. Highlights DA-ASAT missile struck a Russian satellite called COSMOS 1408, as a result, debris field in low-Earth orbit. This test has generated about 1500 pieces of trackable orbital debris, so far. It will generate hundreds of thousands of pieces of smaller orbital ..

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