The disquiet among the Indian military brass over China's deadly counter-space military programme, with "direct-ascent" ASAT missiles, hit-to-kill "kinetic" and directed-energy laser weapons, came . US space command general defends India’s ASAT, senator adds to justification US defense department told lawmakers that India conducted an anti-satellite test because “they are concerned about . India News: The armed forces are now finalizing the plan for creation of three new tri-Service commands to handle space, cyber and special forces, which will be ". The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO, / ˈ ɪ s r oʊ /) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bengaluru. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration.". 6 military bases identified for US Space Command The memo, which has been approved by Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, also said that "the projected manpower" for the US Space Command is 1,450 personnel - 390 military officers, 183 enlisted personnel, 827 civilians and 50 contractors.. New Delhi: The country's first man in space Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma (retired) has called NASA's "terrible thing" response to India's recent anti-satellite missile test an "over-reaction"..