Feb 12, 2020 15:39 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Feb 12, 2020 16:18 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Minister of Information and Communications Technology announced Zafar-2 satellite is ready for launch and stressed that after the next Simorgh satellite carrier was ready, Zafar-2 would be launched on June.

Iran PressIran news: Referring to Zafar-2 specifications, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi in an exclusive interview with Iran Press emphasized, "Zafar-2 has the same design as Zafar-1 whit a stronger camera and has a higher resolution and 16 meters spatial resolution while Zafar-1 is 25 meters. It has the same specification as Zafar-1 with a weight of 113 kg and is supposed to be in a 530 km orbit. The new satellite is pursuing the same goals as Zafar-1.

Zafar-2 satellite is ready, the official added. The satellite is set to be launched in June when the next Simorgh carrier will be ready.

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