IRGC Launches Military Satellite into Orbit (+Video)

IRGC Launches Military Satellite into Orbit (+Video)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday launched Iran’s first-ever military satellite into an earth orbit.

The IRGC successfully put Noor (light), the first Iranian military satellite, into orbit on Wednesday morning.

The homegrown satellite was launched with a three-stage satellite carrier, dubbed Qassed.

The operation was carried from a launch pad in Dasht-e Kavir, a large desert in central Iran.

The satellite was successfully placed into an orbit 425 kilometers above the Earth.

The launch of the military satellite marks a milestone in the space industry in Iran.


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