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Iran to Send 6 New Home-Made Satellites into Orbit Next Year
"Based on the foreseen timeline, Fajr, Sharif Sat, Tolou, Zafar, and A-Test will be sent to the space by the end of the next year," Fazeli told reporters in Tehran today.
"The engineering model of A-Test satellite has been unveiled and its launch prototype is also ready and we hope that it will be sent into the orbit soon," he added, addressing the 12th conference of Iran's aerospace association in Tehran on Tuesday.
Iran Plans to Develop Satellite Detecting Radars
He added that Iran is trying to develop radar systems to detect satellites, and said to do so, the radar systems are connected in phased arrangements to cover very long ranges and detect and track satellites.
Iranian officials have announced that the country has now reached self-sufficiency in producing radar systems in different frequencies and for various ranges.
Originally posted by Hopechest
Its great to see a country progressing its way into the future on its own.
Tell me though, do they still practice public hangings from cranes in Iran or have you now determined that to be cruel and unusual punishment as most civilized countries do?