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Iran launches Kavosh-2 rocket into space

Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA - Iran's aerospace experts have successfully launched 'Kavosh 2' (Explorer 2) rocket into space on Wednesday. The rocket carried a space lab and data monitoring and processing unit and put it into orbit in several minutes with a special parachute.

Safir satellite carrier (file photo, August 2008)

The safe stationing of the space lab was the highlight of the test.

Kavosh 2 is made in line with Iran's strategic space program and in order to prepare the grounds for further scientific and technological progress.

... Payvand News - 11/26/08 ... --

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