The latest news and views about space sciences and Iran's achievements in this field
Skygazers, space fans and nature-lovers across the world are waiting to enjoy a rare phenomenon as an annular solar eclipse strikes the Middle East and Asia on Thursday December 26.
Iran’s ICT minister has unveiled plans to send Iranian astronauts to space, noting that a homegrown high-resolution imaging satellite will also go into orbit by 2021.
The names of five prominent Iranian scientists, written on the surface of moon, have been selected as the title of World Space weekdays.
The Iranian foreign minister has slammed the latest US sanctions against Iran’s civilian space industry, saying the United States’ resort to sanctions even jeopardizes its own economic potential.
Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has confirmed media reports about an explosion in a satellite launch platform in Iran’s Semnan province, citing a “technical mistake” for the blast.
Iran has shown Nahid 1 (Venus 1) telecommunication satellite to journalists and photographers, refuting US President Donald Trump's claim of the spacecraft's failed launch.
The first exhibition of meteorites from the Lut Desert of Iran has opened at the Golestan Palace World Heritage Site in Tehran.
The Iranian Space Agency has released some satellite images of the wonderful geomorphological phenomena of Semnan province.
Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi says the country’s first radio telescope has been launched into space and more astronomical services will be given to users shortly.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the international community must tell the US government we are not living in a jungle where one would reserve the right for itself to interfere in others’ affairs and tell others what to do.
Iran says a technical problem prevented the successful launch of its new satellite into the orbit.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says domestically-manufactured rockets will carry two new satellites into orbit “in the coming weeks.”
Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the Islamic Republic should not wait for other states to launch Mesbah communication satellite, adding the Europeans have backtracked on their promise to launch the satellite.
President of Iran's Space Research Centre Hossein Samimi says the Islamic Republic has established a new system to send space cargos to the orbit.
Iran’s Deputy Defence Minister Brigadier General Qassem Taqizadeh says the Islamic Republic will launch one of its newly-built research satellites in early January.
The Perseid Meteor Shower, which peaked on Sunday night across the world, dazzled a huge number of Iranian skygazers who flocked to desert and mountainous areas to watch the beautiful astronomical event.
Iran’s ambassador to Vienna-based international organizations, Kazem Gharibabadi, voiced the country’s strong opposition to any arms race or deployment of weapons to outer space.