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Iran put a dummy satellite into orbit on an Iranian made rocket for the first time on Sunday. The launch is likely to increase Western unease over Iranâ€™s nuclear aspirations.
At 1358 Iranian news network, IRINN, showed a footage of the satellite Safir-e Omid (Hope Envoy) being launched. The channel is running a caption saying the satellite has been "successfully" launched into space.
At 1358 gmt Iranian news channel, IRINN, started to broadcast a footage of Safir-e Omid (Hope Envoy) Satellite being launched into space. Video showed the launch of the rocket in darkness.
Iranian state media reported on Sunday that the country had successfully received transmission from a trial rocket that was launched into orbit designed to carry a satellite into space.
Iran's announcement that it launched a research rocket has called new attention to a space program that Tehran says is peaceful but which some fear aims to produce long-range ballistic missiles that could reach Europe or the United States.
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran hopes to put a second satellite into orbit in two years, a senior telecommunications official told the official IRNA news agency on Monday.
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