Dec. 30, 2021, 3:30 a.m. - Dec. 30, 2021, 3:30 a.m.
Three unknown research payloads are reported to have been sent into space, according to the Iranian Ministry of Defense. However, no new objects are being tracked in the orbit after this launch attempt so it is considered a failure despite Iran's reports of success.
The Iranian Space Agency is Iran's governmental space agency. Iran became an orbital-launch-capable nation in 2009. Iran is one of the 24 founding members of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which was set up in 1958.INFO WIKI
Iran’s Simorgh rocket appears to have suffered another failure during a previously-unexpected launch Thursday. Iranian media has reported that the rocket lifted off from the Imam Khomeini Space Centre at 03:30 UTC (07:00 local time) Thursd…