The latest news and views about space sciences and Iran’s achievements in this field
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.
Iranian sky-watchers on Friday night enjoyed watching the century’s longest lunar eclipse, in which the moon was partly or fully in Earth’s shadow.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is set to send another satellite into space as part of the country’s space program.
Three Iranian-made satellites are waiting their turn to be put into orbit, and a fourth one is ready for launch, Iran’s ICT minister says.
Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said the country has three satellites that are ready to be launched in due time.
The Imam Khomeini National Space Center was officially inaugurated in Iran on Thursday with the successful test-launch of a homegrown satellite carrier dubbed Simorgh.