Politics Mission Shakti: US studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris Updated : March 28, 2019 06:46 AM IST India's foreign ministry played down any risk of debris, saying the impact occurred in low-Earth orbit and that the remnants would "decay and fall back on to the Earth within weeks Lieutenant General David Thompson, vice commander of US Air Force Space Command, added the International Space Station was not at risk at this point. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.