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Iran Successful In Space Monkey Mission
2013-01-28 14:34:04

Iran has successfully sent a monkey into space aboard a bio-capsule, opening up the gateway for the country to eventually send man into space.

Iran Plans Another Attempt Sending Monkeys Into Space
2013-01-16 13:32:33

Iran's Space Organization chief Hamid Fazeli told news agencies that the country will be trying to send a live monkey into space before mid-February.

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2011-03-17 11:45:58

Iran has raised its space ambitions by announcing the launch of a "life capsule" designed to carry a monkey, despite concerns by the West of its true intentions.

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2010-02-03 13:29:44

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Wednesday that Iran had successfully launched a research rocket carrying a mouse, two turtles and worms into space.

2009-04-26 14:43:24

Comedian Omid Djalili said during a recent TV conference that BBC3 chief Danny Cohen is ill-equipped to control the British TV channel, an attendee says. Attendees said the 10-minute verbal barrage from the Iranian comedian, who was born in Britain, came after Cohen, who is Jewish, criticized a joke Djalili made that focused around Jewish stereotypes, The Mail on Sunday said. An unidentified guest at the BBC Comedy Forum where the conflict took place said Djalili, 43, appeared to get angry at...

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2009-03-29 07:00:00

Google announced Thursday that it plans to cut nearly 200 marketing and sales jobs from its international operations.

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2009-02-03 12:05:00

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that Iran has launched its first domestically made satellite into orbit.

2008-08-29 06:00:45

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.

2008-08-29 06:00:18

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.

2008-08-25 09:01:30

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.