Iran News ...


Iran to send monkey into space in August

Source: Mehr News Agency, Tehran

Iran's Space Organization plans to send a live monkey into space onboard a rocket called Kavoshgar-5 (explorer-5) in August, organization chief Hamid Fazeli announced on Monday.

Iran's space program

The space capsule designed to carry a live monkey was unveiled by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in February.

"The Kavoshgar-5 rocket will be launched during the month of Mordad (July 23 to August 23) with a 285-kg capsule carrying a monkey to an altitude of 120 km," Fazeli stated.

Related Article: Iran Sends 2nd Home-Made Satellite to Orbit 

... Payvand News - 06/27/11 ... --

comments powered by Disqus

Home | ArchiveContact | About |  Web Sites | Bookstore | Persian Calendar | twitter | facebook | RSS Feed

© Copyright 2011 NetNative (All Rights Reserved)