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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 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 says to test launch new satellite carrier in two weeks

Iran’s minister of information and communications technology says the country is, in two weeks, set to test launch a new carrier rocket capable of placing satellites weighing 100 kilograms into orbit.

President Raisi: Iran airspace industry to gather steam

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has hailed the launch of Iran-made Khayyam satellite into orbit as a major achievement in the country’s airspace section, saying his administration is planning on pushing the industry forward with more investment.

Iran says to build new versions of Khayyam satellite, fresh launching ahead

Iran’s minister of information and communications technology says the Islamic Republic will make new versions of the newly-launched Khayyam satellite in a joint collaboration with Russia.

Iran receives first telemetry data from newly-launched Khayyam satellite

Iran has received the first telemetry data sent from the Khayyam satellite, hours after the remote-sensing Iranian-made satellite was launched by a Russian rocket from a station operated by Moscow in Kazakhstan.

Why Khayyam satellite was launched

Questions revolve around Iran’s move to launch Khayyam satellite into orbit in a joint collaboration with Russia.

Iran’s Khayyam satellite launched

Iran’s Khayyam satellite was sent into orbit early on Tuesday from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan by Russian Soyuz satellite carrier.

Iran’s Khayyam satellite ready for launch

Iran’s Khayyam satellite will be sent into orbit next week from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan by Russian Soyuz satellite carrier, a giant leap in the Islamic Republic’s space industry applications.

Iran says has 3 remote-sensing satellites in line to be launched

The head of Iran’s space agency elaborates on the country’s “comprehensive plans” to promote its space industry, as part of which, he says, Tehran has three remote-sensing satellites in line to be launched.

Senior IRGC commander: Iran advancing fast in aerospace industries

The commander of the aerospace division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the space sector is extremely significant and a key ground for progress in other fields, stressing that Iran is now advancing quickly in the field of aerospace industries.

Iran launches 3 research ‘shipments’ into space

Iran has launched three research consignments into space on a domestically-made satellite carrier.

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.

‘More Surprises to Come’, Iran Vows after Satellite Launch

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council says sanctions, threats and political enticement cannot slow down the Islamic Republic's move to pursue its national interests and legal rights.

Iran’s ‘Noor’ Satellite to Undertake Strategic Reconnaissance Missions

An Iranian commander says the military satellite launched by the IRGC into orbit on Wednesday is to carry out reconnaissance and strategic support missions.

Iran Raps US, Germany’s Meddlesome Stances on IRGC Satellite Launch

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced Washington and Berlin's recent stances on the successful launch of the Noor satellite into space, calling them interference in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs.

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