Sunday, October 23, 2005

Russia to Launch Iran’s First Ever Satellite

Russia will put Iran’s first ever satellite into space next week, with the device described as being for telecommunications and research on natural disasters, AFP reported Saturday.

Quoted by the Kayhan newspaper, Iran’s embassy in Moscow said the “Sina” satellite would be launched from the Plesetsk launch site on Thursday along with three other devices from Russia, China and Britain.

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