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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.

President Rouhani Hails Launch of IRGC’s Military Satellite

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.

Iran Working on Six Research, Communication Satellites

Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology says that the country is working on the launch of six research and communication satellites.

Iran Vows to Strongly Continue Development of Satellite Carriers

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.

Iran Raps France, US for ‘Baseless’ Comments on Its Space Program

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 Rejects France’s Interventionist Remarks on Satellite Launch

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 Launches Zafar Satellite, 90% of Research Objectives Achieved

Iran’s newest homegrown satellite, dubbed Zafar (victory), has been successfully launched with a domestically-made satellite carrier on Sunday evening.

Iran’s Newest Satellite Prepared for Launch Using Homegrown Carrier

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 Postpones Sending ‘Zafar’ Satellite into Orbit

Iran says it has postponed sending its homegrown “Zafar” (Victory) satellite into orbit, arguing that it won’t sacrifice accuracy for speed.

Iran Develops Technology to Produce 3rd-Generation Satellite Carriers

Iran has developed the technology to produce third-generation satellite carriers, says Iranian Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology Morteza Barari.

Iran to Send Homegrown Satellite into Orbit in Coming Days

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).

Iranian University Launches PhD Program on Satellite Studies

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.

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.

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