Latest Iranian Space Agency Stories
Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 8 September [Report by Bangkok Post, Reuters: "Iran satellite gets Thai help"] Teheran: Thailand has helped Iran put a joint research satellite into space. It went into orbit yesterday after being launched atop a Chinese rocket.
Text of report by North Korean satellite TV on 27 August According to a news report, Iran recently successfully conducted a test launch of the satellite-carrier rocket, Safir, in the presence of the [Iranian] president.
Text of report by unidentified correspondent headlined "In the presence of the president, space was conquered by Iran's "Safir Omid" [Ambassador of hope]" published by Iranian newspaper Javan on 18 August The pioneer experts of our country launched a test flight of the satellite ["Safir-e Omid"] carrier rocket on the night of the Holy Mehdi birthday in the presence of the president, and paved the way for sending the satellite into the orbit of earth.
Iran to launch first telecom satellite soon: president TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Saturday that his country is to send its first remote sensing telecommunication satellite into space in the near future, local Press TV satellite channel reported.
Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 24 Aug: Reza Taqipour, the head of Iran's aerospace organization, said on Sunday that Iran's topography satellite remote sensing is going to be placed into a LEO (Low Earth Orbit) in 2010.
Just days after Iran put a dummy satellite in orbit, state television reported on Thursday the Islamic Republicâ€™s plans to send a manned rocket into space in the next 10 years.
Text of unattributed news report headlined "Head of country's aerospace organization reports production of several more satellites in the next two years" published by Iranian newspaper Keyhan website on 19 August While describing the details of the successful launch of the Iranian satellite-carrying rocket, and the objectives of the launch, the head of the State Aerospace Organization has said: The satellite launcher had been designed to be placed in the LEO [abbreviation in English in the...
Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 20 August: [Head of Iran's Aerospace Organization Reza] Taqipur has said: Extensive studies are being conducted on sending astronauts to the space and the issue is one of the 10-year objectives of the country.
Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 20 August: Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hasan Qashqavi, said on Tuesday [19 August] that Iranians were not surprised by the US officials' propaganda against Iran's achievements in the field of space technology.
Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from East Azarbayjan on 18 August [Presenter] The successful testing of the Safir-e Omid satellite carrier has caused a great interest in this event among world agencies.
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