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Two Iranian Satellites Ready for Launch

Iran is going to launch two homegrown satellites, Zafar-1 and -2, into orbit, Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has announced.

Skygazers in Iran Eagerly Awaiting Partial Solar Eclipse

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, Azerbaijan Discuss Space Cooperation

Senior officials from the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan have agreed on space cooperation between the two countries.

Iran Plans to Send Astronauts to Space, Launch High-Resolution Imaging Satellite

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.

World Space Weekdays Named after Iranian Scientists

The names of five prominent Iranian scientists, written on the surface of moon, have been selected as the title of World Space weekdays.

US Resort to Sanctions Jeopardizing Its Own Economy: Zarif

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.

Iran Says ‘Technical Failure’ Caused Explosion in Satellite Launch Pad

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 Shows Satellite to Reporters in Rebuttal of US Claim

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.

Iran’s First Meteorite Exhibition Opens in Golestan Palace

The first exhibition of meteorites from the Lut Desert of Iran has opened at the Golestan Palace World Heritage Site in Tehran.

Iran, UN to Expand Space Cooperation

Iran's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are to work together closely in the outer space domain.

Iran Publishes Satellite Images of Semnan’s Geomorphological Phenomena

The Iranian Space Agency has released some satellite images of the wonderful geomorphological phenomena of Semnan province.

Iran Acquires Know-How to Build Radio Telescopes

The head of Iran’s Space Research Centre says the country has acquired the technical knowledge of building radio-telescopes with the aim of monitoring radio waves of astronomical resources.

Iran Launches Its First Radio Telescope into Space

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.

World Must Tell US We’re Not Living in Jungle: Iran

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’s Payam Satellite Fails to Be Put in Orbit: Minister

Iran says a technical problem prevented the successful launch of its new satellite into the orbit.

Iran to Launch Two Satellites into Space: Rouhani

Iran’s President, Hassan Rouhani, says the country will soon put two domestically-built satellites into orbit.

Iran to Send Two Satellites into Orbit: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says domestically-manufactured rockets will carry two new satellites into orbit “in the coming weeks.”

Iran to Make Pars Satellite Operational by 2024

Iran is set to make operational its domestically-made satellite called Pars with 26 user systems for remote sensing to manage regional crises and natural disasters by 2024, said Deputy Head of Iranian Space Agency.

‘Europe Backtracks on Promise to Launch Mesbah Satellite’

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.

Iranian University to Launch its Own Satellite

Iran’s Amirkabir University of Technology is going to launch its satellite to the orbit as soon as possible.

Iran Acquires Knowledge of Sending Space Cargo to Orbit

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 to Establish Four Space Tourism Parks

An Iranian official says the country plans to establish four space tourism parks in the desert cities of Kashan, Damghan, Qeshm and Kerman to further promote the tourist attractions of these cities.

Iran to Send Research Satellite into Orbit in 2019: Official

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.

Stargazers in Iran Stunned by Perseid Meteor Shower

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.

Envoy Says Iran Totally Opposed to Space Militarization

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.

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