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ISRO and Russian satellites barely miss collision; how dangerous is this?

DNA India | 28/11/2020 06:01 PM | Click to read full article

Some interesting questions in this scenario are--how or why did the respective agencies allow the satellites to get this close? Most importantly, why would the Russian agency go public with this information, rather than discuss with ISRO officials.

The real danger posed by a possible collision of satellites would be the debris of varying sizes scattered across space in all directions, in high-speeds with high potential of harming other satellites.