Iran launches 'Simorgh' satellite carrier, bearing three research devices into space

Tehran, IRNA – A spokesperson for the Defense Ministry, Ahmad Hosseini, said on Thursday that Iran has successfully launched the Simorgh satellite carrier, bearing three research devices into space.

Hosseini said hat Simorgh satellite carrier and the three research devices were sent up 470 kilometers (290 miles) with a speed of 7350 m/s.

He pointed out that the performance of the space center and the performance of the satellite carrier were carried out correctly, adding the desired goals of the launch has been achieved. 

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