Iran Readying Satellite Launch

Iran Readying Satellite Launch

Iran’s FARS news agency is reporting that the country is getting ready to launch a satellite, Sharif Sat, the first of six planned for launch this year.

Bob Christy of tweeted (@Zarya_info) that the launch could come as soon as June 2 or June 3.

FARS said the satellite was built by Sharif University engineers and experts and will take “high-resolution RGB digital pictures” from a 250 kilometer orbit. 

The other Iranian satellites scheduled for launch this year are Fajr, Tolou, Zafar, A-Test, and Mesbah, FARS reported.  The Iranian year began on March 21.


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