View Full Version : Iran Launches Satellite into Orbit

2009-Feb-03, 03:50 PM
Iran launched its first functioning satellite into orbit late Monday using a modified long-range missile to place a home-produced research and telecommunications satellite into space. Iran now joins a small group of space-faring nations with the ability to build and launch their own satellites. In 2005, Iran used a Russian rocket to launch a [...]

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2009-Feb-04, 12:09 PM
regrettably the comments of this thread reached Godwin's Law* critical density rapidly, I am monitoring the inputs for phase transition ;)