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Report: Iran Successfully Launches Satellite-carrying Rocket

Voice of America - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 18:13
Iran successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket into space on Thursday, the country's state media reported without elaborating.   Iranian state television described the launch as involving a "Simorgh" rocket that is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds). The state media report did not elaborate on the rocket's payload.   "Simorgh" means "phoenix" in Farsi.   The website YJC.ir, which is affiliated...
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