The latest news and views about space sciences and Iran’s achievements in this field
Iran has announced an agreement it has reached with Russia on the exploitation of outer space for peaceful purposes.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has once again invited Iran to observe the moon online.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Iranian president has praised the successful launch into orbit of the country’s first defence satellite as an invaluable national achievement.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has praised the launch of a military satellite by the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps saying that such moves show the country is continuing its activities despite the spread of the coronavirus.
Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology says that the country is working on the launch of six research and communication satellites.
Iran’s Defence Minister Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will strongly continue to develop its satellite carriers as it is the nation’s unquestionable right to possess such missiles.
The head of the Iranian Space Agency has lashed out at the US and French officials for their “baseless and hackneyed” comments about the recent launch of an Iranian satellite.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected France's meddlesome statement on the Islamic Republic’s space program, saying that it is the country’s inherent right to develop science and technology.
Iran’s newest homegrown satellite, dubbed Zafar (victory), has been successfully launched with a domestically-made satellite carrier on Sunday evening.
A spokesman for Iran’s Ministry of Defence says the homegrown Zafar (Victory) satellite and the Simorgh satellite carrier have been transferred to the Imam Khomeini National Space Centre in preparation for the launch process.
Iran says it has postponed sending its homegrown “Zafar” (Victory) satellite into orbit, arguing that it won’t sacrifice accuracy for speed.
Iran has developed the technology to produce third-generation satellite carriers, says Iranian Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology Morteza Barari.
Iran’s homegrown scientific observation satellite “Zafar” (Victory) is going to be launched within the next few days, says the Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA).
Chairman of Iran's Science and Technology University Jabbar Ali Zakeri says the university will take in PhD students in satellite engineering studies in the new academic year.