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May 12th, 2011
Iranian Fajr Satellite to be Launched in Four Months

Iran plans to launch its domestically-manufactured Fajr (victory) satellite during the first half of the Iranian calendar year (began on March 21), Asghar Ibrahimi, director of SAIRAN Aerospace Industry, announced on Tuesday. Speaking in a seminar on Iran’s space programs held at Amir Kabri University in Tehran, Ibrahimi said Fajr satellite carries out remote sensing and topography missions. He also said Simorgh (phoenix) satellite will be launched within the next 2 years, adding its mission is to gather data on climatic conditions and geographical positions of oil and gas pipes. The satellite weighs 80 kilograms and it will travel in an orbit 500 kilometers above the earth’s equator, Ibrahimi explained. Read More