Tuesday, August 16, 2022


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.

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.

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