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ASAT- A step towards destruction

  A SAT: A SHED FOR DESTRUCTION   “Searching for satellites and celestial spheres  nurturing acolytes down through the years”  -Searching for satellites, Wishbone Ash 2011  Lyrics are like a code that you decipher from your own perspective. The lyrics above artfully express Wishbone Ash’s discreet tribute to public international law. But that’s my perception.  In our current political climate, it is of utmost importance that we safeguard outer space. ASAT, an anti-satellite weapon, threatens to endanger the peaceful exploration of space due to unwanted space debris unless the international laws come to our rescue. But the Outer Space Treaty, often hailed as “The Magna Carta of International Space Law” does not define the term "outer space" comprehensively. Consequently, ASATs jurisdiction comes under the illusion; as if any experiment has been targeted from the ground to disrupt the satellite revolving in Earth’s orbit comes under terrestrial boundary or outer space act.  It’
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