• Iran’s space capabilities and West's policy of excuse-making

    Iran’s space capabilities and West's policy of excuse-making

    Feb 14, 2020 12:25

    "The issue of satellite and satellite carrier is clear in the world and has nothing to do with missile issues," said the Minister of Defense.

  • Iran's Minister: Zafar-2 June ready for launch

    Iran's Minister: Zafar-2 June ready for launch

    Feb 12, 2020 15:39

    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.

  • 'Zafar' satellite fails to reach orbit

    'Zafar' satellite fails to reach orbit

    Feb 09, 2020 21:53

    Tehran (IP) - Simorgh carrier rocket launched the Zafar satellite successfully, but the satellite did not reach the speed needed to be injected into the orbit.

  • Zafar satellite to be placed into orbit by Simorgh carrier rocket

    Zafar satellite to be placed into orbit by Simorgh carrier rocket

    Feb 08, 2020 09:28

    Semnan (IP) - The spokesman for the space group of Iran's Aerospace Industry Organization, part of the Defence Ministry, has said the Simorgh rocket which will carry Zafar satellite into orbit has already been transferred to the Imam Khomeini Space Base in Semnan province, east to Tehran.

  • National Day of Space Technology in Iran

    National Day of Space Technology in Iran

    Feb 03, 2020 10:29

    Tehran (IP) – February, 3rd is the anniversary of the successful launch of the "Omid" satellite in 2008 and the National Day of Space Technology here in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Domestic-made 'Zafar' satellite unveiled

    Domestic-made 'Zafar' satellite unveiled

    Jan 19, 2020 18:02

    Tehran (IP)- Domestic-made satellite 'Zafar' was unveiled on Sunday at Iran University of Science and Technology with the head of Iran's Space Agency, and officials of Iran's ministries of communications and defense in attendance.

  • ISA Head: Iran to launch 3 satellites in coming months

    ISA Head: Iran to launch 3 satellites in coming months

    Oct 13, 2019 20:05

    Tehran (IP) - Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) announced that Iran would launch three domestically-made satellites into the orbit by the end of the current Persian calendar year.

  • Iran's 'Dousti' Satellite successfully placed in orbit

    Iran's 'Dousti' Satellite successfully placed in orbit

    Feb 08, 2019 07:55

    Iran's Deputy Defense Minister, General Ghasem Taghizadeh, has confirmed the success of Iranian scientists and engineers in placing the Friendship Satellite (also known as Dousti Satellite) in earth orbit.

  • Iran can put satellites into 260km Orbit: Brig. Gen Hatami

    Iran can put satellites into 260km Orbit: Brig. Gen Hatami

    Jan 23, 2019 17:11

    Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that the country is capable of putting satellites into 260km Orbit.

  • ICT Minister: Iran's Payam satellite not reached low Earth orbit

    ICT Minister: Iran's Payam satellite not reached low Earth orbit

    Jan 15, 2019 10:59

    Iranian Minister of communication and Information Technology, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, in a Twitter message announced that the plan to put an Iranian made satellite into orbit around Earth has not been completed.