Saturday, February 24, 2024

Science and Technology

Iranian NASA scientist dies at 77

Iranian Professor, Firouz Naderi has passed away at the age of 77. Professor Naderi had exercised leadership at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration for over three decades and received the NASA outstanding leadership medal.

Iran plans two new satellites launches in months to come: Defense chief

The Iranian defense chief announces plans to launch two more satellites into orbit in the months to come, as the country keeps up efforts to promote its space industry.

Talks proceeding between Iran, IAEA: Iranian nuclear chief

The director general of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says negotiations are proceeding between Iran and the United Nations (UN)’s atomic organization.

Iranian exports of medicinal plants worth $600 million

More than 8,000 different types of plants grow in Iran, of which about 450 species are have medicinal usage. Plants whose export can have a high added value for the country.

Nuclear chief: Iran working on 20 projects for developing radiopharmaceuticals

Iran’s nuclear chief highlights the achievements of the atomic sector in the treatment of cancer, saying the country is working on 20 projects related to the development of new radiopharmaceuticals.

Iranian military chief: Iran’s space program moving forward at high speed

The chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says launching and putting numerous satellites into orbit is another achievement of the Iranian armed forces over the past year.

President Raisi: Interaction with other countries must be aimed at transferring science and technology

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said science and technology form the bedrock of any country’s clout.

Iranian VP unveils 10 maritime industrial products

Iran’s Vice President for Scientific and Technological Affairs Rouhollah Dehghani Firouzabadi has unveiled 10 Iranian-made maritime products at the Iran House of Innovation and technology, iHiT.

Iran says one million patients treated using domestically-made radiopharmaceuticals

The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the country has reached international standards in the production of radiopharmaceuticals, adding around one million patients are being treated annually using these drugs.

Non-Iranian elites offering services in Iran to be granted rights enjoyed by citizens

Iran's government is set to grant the rights enjoyed by Iranian citizens to the elites from other nationalities who offer valuable services to the country, except for citizenship and offices forbidden under law to be held by foreigners.

Iranian production of nanotech items, equipment up six times

New figures show the production of items and equipment developed based on nanotechnology in Iran witnessed a six-fold rise in a period of nine years.

Iranian VP appoints caretaker for Intl. Center for Science and Technology Interactions

Iranian Vice President for Science, Technology and Knowledge-based Economy Ruhollah Dehghani Firouzabadi has appointed Amir-Hossein Mirabadi as caretaker of the Center for International Science and Technology Interactions.

Iranian scientists develop radiopharmaceutical for cancer treatment

Iranian scientists have developed a radiopharmaceutical for targeted treatment of neuroendocrine tumors, in another great step in the country’s efforts to use nuclear technology to promote medical science.

Iran and Russia to expand technological ties, send astronaut to space

Iran and Russia have signed an agreement to expand their cooperation in designing and making measuring and telecommunications satellites and to jointly develop related infrastructure.

Iran launches test tug into suborbital space

Iran has launched a space tug capable of shifting satellites between orbits.

Nuclear chief: Iran leading producer of radiopharmaceuticals in world

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the Islamic Republic has become one of the major producers of radiopharmaceuticals in the world despite relentless sanctions.

Iran to launch new satellite into orbit soon

Iran is ready to launch another satellite, dubbed Zafar 2, into orbit thanks to efforts by researchers at Iran’s University of Science and Technology that was the impetus behind construction of the satellite, the head of the university said.

Iran’s communications minister unveils details of ‘Child Internet’ plan

Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Issa Zarepour has unveiled details of a plan that will enable parents to control the access of their children to the Internet, known as “Child Internet.”

Iran to launch new satellite in near future

The head of Iran’s Crisis Control Organization says the country will launch its satellite dubbed “Ayat” (meaning “signs”) in the near future.

‘Iran to fire 500-kg satellites into orbit aboard domestic carriers in 4 years’

The head of Iran’s Space Organization says the country is working to bolster homegrown satellite carrier rockets and is estimated to be capable of launching satellites of up to 500 kilograms into orbit aboard domestically-developed carriers in four years.

Raisi: Elite workforce Iran’s main asset on path to lasting development

President Ebrahim Raisi praises the elite community for shining in different scientific Olympiads and raising Iran’s flag on the world stage, describing the elite workforce as the country’s main asset on the path toward lasting development.

IRGC commander says Iran exporting drones

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force has said the country used to import everything such as barbed wire but it’s now exporting drones.

Iranian students outshine in world astronomy, astrophysics Olympiad

Iranian students have shown off their ingenuity by winning the first spot at the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2022 (IOAA) among 250 prodigies from 45 countries.

Iran’s Mapna Company constructs power plant under harsh sanctions

The head of a leading industrial enterprise in Iran says it has constructed a power plant in Iran’s central city of Semnan which will add 10 thousand megawatts of electricity to the country’s power grid under unrelenting US-led embargos.

Iran Official: knowledge-based firms active in defense; private sector role significant

Iran’s vice president for science and technology says more than 700 private sector companies are now active in the field of defense in Iran and many others are ready to join in.

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