Noor-3

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Launch Platform Shahrud Missile Test Site, Islamic Republic of Iran

Third flight of the Iranian Qased small launch vehicle. Delivered two objects in a 450 km Earth Orbit, one of which is the Noor-3 military satellite.

Qased

Family:
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
  • Diameter
    1.25 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.0 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    290 kN
Family
  • Name
    Qased
  • Family
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Qased
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    50 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force

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Brigadier General Ali Jafarabadi Founded: 1985 Successes: 4 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force is the strategic missile, air, and space force within the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran. It was renamed from the IRGC Air Force into the IRGC Aerospace Force in 2009.

WIKI

Shahrud Missile Test Site, Islamic Republic of Iran

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