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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

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

First test flight of the Simorgh rocket, intended to reach orbit. Pentagon officials confirmed the launch occurred at around 9:30 UTC on Thursday and did not place a satellite in orbit.

Simorgh

Family:
Configuration:

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

Iranian Space Agency

Iranian Space Agency

(ISA)

Morteza Barari Founded: 2004 Successes: 5 Failures: 9 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

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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