By Marc Kaufman and Dafna Linzer, Washington Post | January 19, 2007 "Our scientists shot down a live satellite.
On February 5, China used a long-range missile interceptor, tentatively identified as the DN-3, to destroy a target missile in space. For the second time in three years, China has shot down one of its dysfunctional satellites with a missile, US-based Foreign Policy magazine reported in its latest issue. China has shot down one of their old weather satellites with a ballistic missile and the United States is concerned about the test. They achieved it in just three minutes," he said during the broadcast, adding: "Until now, only US, Russia, and China could claim the title. Modi hails India as military space power after anti-satellite missile test. A U.S Air Force general has claimed countries such as China and Russia are planning to shoot down American military satellites with missiles, spacecraft and … China’s Anti-Satellite Test.
Both the US and the Soviet Union halted their tests in the 1980s over concerns that the debris they produced could harm civilian and military satellite operations. China is now only the third country to shoot something down in space. China’s anti-satellite test in January drew international condemnation but also piqued interest in some quarters about instituting a space weapons ban. ET Wednesday. Thursday, January 18, 2007 . Russia and China developing space LASERS to shoot down US spy satellites - shock report RUSSIA and China are fast developing high-tech … China’s anti-satellite test in January drew international condemnation but also piqued interest in some quarters about instituting a space weapons ban. Everyone knows about China’s 2007 test when it destroyed its own defunct satellite, scattering debris that continues to orbit the planet and threaten space assets of every country. BEIJING, Cn. China Shoots Down U.S. Satellite After Laying Claim to Moon’s Southern Region February 6, 2016 by R. Hobbus J.D. Shoots Down Satellite With the successful shootdown Wednesday night of a failing spy satellite that was headed … The first opportunity for the Navy to shoot down the satellite came about 10:30 p.m. China Protests after U.S. Many analysts now worry that the regional rivalry between India and China, the two most populated countries in … The plan included firing a missile from the USS … NEW DELHI — Joining the select space club of United States, Russia and China, India became the fourth country in the world to shoot down a satellite in low Earth orbit with a … DIA estimates that China will deploy a terrestrial laser that can shoot down satellites in low Earth orbit by 2020 and may be able to hit targets in geostationary orbit “by the mid-2020s.” The weather satellite hit by the weapon had circled the globe at an altitude of roughly 500 miles. China shoots down satellite, drawing protests worldwide Surprise test sets scene for possible space arms race.