3 unknown payloads

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Unknown

Low Earth Orbit Imam Khomeini Spaceport Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

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.

Simorgh

Family: Simorgh
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Simorgh
  • Family
    Simorgh
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Simorgh
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Iranian Space Agency

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Morteza Barari Founded: 2004 Successes: 4 Failures: 9 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

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.

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