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2008-08-18 09:00:48

Iran launched the country's first domestically built telecommunications satellite on the final day of festivities marking the birth of iman Mohammed al-Mahdi.

2008-08-18 00:00:31

Text of report in English by state-run Iranian TV news channel on 17 August Iran successfully launched its first home-built satellite carrier into space from Iranian soil on Sunday [17 August].

2008-08-17 21:00:43

Text of report by state-run Iranian TV channel one on 17 August [Presenter] On the evening of the anniversary of the auspicious birth of the twelfth Shi'i Imam, Imam Mehdi, may God hasten his advent, the Iranian scientist could successfully test fire the satellite-carrier rocket into space with an order by President Ahmadinezhad.

2008-08-17 21:00:43

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 17 August: Government Spokesman Gholamhoseyn Elham said: The Iranian satellite-carrier rocket "Safir-e Omid" [Messenger of Hope] was launched in the presence of President Ahmadinezhad and in the name of the Lord of the Era [the twelfth Shi'i Imam].

2008-08-17 21:00:43

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.

2008-08-17 21:00:36

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.