Zafar-1

Overview

Destination: None
Mission: Earth Science

Imam Khomeini Spaceport Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

Zafar-1 is a small Earth observation satellite with reported ground resolution of 22.5 m. This is also a third attempt for Simorgh rocket to conduct a successful launch.

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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