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Iran Announces Deal with Russia on Exploitation of Outer Space

Iran has announced an agreement it has reached with Russia on the exploitation of outer space for peaceful purposes.

NASA Invites Iran to Join Online Observation of Moon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has once again invited Iran to observe the moon online.

Iran Says Planning to Launch 5 New Satellites by March 2021

Iran’s minister of communication and information technology has unveiled plans for the launch of five new homegrown satellites by the end of the current Iranian year.

Iran’s Military Satellite Takes High-Resolution Images of US Base in Qatar

The military satellite Noor, sent into orbit by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has taken clear mosaic images of Al-Udeid Air Base, the forward headquarters of the US military’s Central Command in Qatar.

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower to Peak on Tuesday

The Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower will peak on Tuesday night, and skygazers will have the chance to watch it in many countries of the northern hemisphere, including Iran.

Iran’s IRGC Says Planning to Put Satellite into Geostationary Orbit 

An Iranian IRGC commander says the country plans to increase the orbital altitude of its military satellite to reach a geosynchronous equatorial orbit of 36,000 kilometres in the coming years. 

Surge in Production at Hand When Iran Can Launch Satellite: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says this year’s target of a surge in domestic production would be totally achievable when the country has managed to launch a homegrown satellite into space.

Rouhani Hails Successful Launch of IRGC’s Military Satellite

The Iranian president has praised the successful launch into orbit of the country’s first defence satellite as an invaluable national achievement.

Iran Dismisses UK, French Stances on Satellite Launch

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected the stances adopted by France and the UK on the launch of Iranian homegrown Noor satellite as a result of double standards and accepting the US bullying policies.

Iran Develops Its Space Program While Keeping Low Profile: IRGC

The commander of the IRGC aerospace force says that the Islamic Republic carries out its space work without attracting much attention because the enemy seeks to monitor it.