Communications Minister:

Tehran(IP)- Iran's Minister of Information and Communications Technology announced the launch of the Nahid satellite into space in the near future.

Iran PressIran news: Issa Zarepour, said efforts are underway to send the satellite to space in the current Iranian year, which ends on March 20, 2023.

He added the latest news about the Iranian Khayyam satellite: "The satellite is active and its images are being received and there is interaction with the devices that need its images."

Zarepour said: "Khayyam satellite image receiving center is the first, largest, and most equipped center for managing and receiving Iranian satellite images in the Iran's Space Agency."

Regarding space cooperation with Russia, Iran's Minister of Information and Communications Technology added: " Cooperation and interaction with Russia in the space field continues and joint missions have been defined."

"Khayyam" satellite was launched on August 9, 2022, from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan by a Soyuz satellite carrier.

In the last four decades, Iran has taken continuous and progressive steps in the field of achieving space technology.

The enemies have tried to prevent economic and scientific progress with all kinds of sanctions, including in Iran's space industry,

however; despite all the restrictions and pressures, the country has achieved all kinds of space and space-related technologies that should be considered a great success for Islamic Iran.


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