President of Iran's Amir Kabir prestigious University Alireza Rahaei said the students of the university have prepared the spatial version of AUT SAT satellite to be put into space in the near future. He highlighted the importance of aerospace technology for the country, and reiterated that Amir Kabir University has focused on aerial and spatial industries projects.
The university is also working on Nahid Satellite and a 150-seater plane.
Earlier this month, Iran unveiled a prototype model of Nahid telecommunications satellite.
The prototype model was unveiled during a ceremony attended by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi and Fazeli at an exhibition of Iran's latest space achievements and technologies here in the capital.
In November, Rahayee had announced that researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology had accomplished part of the studies on Satellite Nahid, and said it would be launched into the space with the backing of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA).
Rahayee noted that the industrial phases of the project had accomplished and researchers were now working on the launch phase.
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