Noor

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

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

This is the first launch of the Qased launch vehicle, which is reported to have placed a military satellite called Noor into 425-km orbit.

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

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force

(IRGCAF)

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

Agency Type:

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.

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