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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.

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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.

2008-09-09 15:00:31

By YAAKOV KATZ A satellite jointly launched by Iran and China on Sunday has no military applications and can't collect intelligence on IDF installations, Tal Inbar, a senior researcher at the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies, said following the launch.

2008-09-08 09:00:38

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.

2008-08-19 15:01:04

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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2008-08-19 06:00:00

Iran has test-fired a new rocket capable of carrying a satellite into orbit, the Iranian state news media reported.

2008-08-19 06:00:50

By Nazila Fathi Salman Masood contributed reporting from Islamabad and Tom Rachman from Paris.

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].

2008-02-18 00:20:00

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.

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2007-03-05 19:35:00

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.