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'Iran to launch three other satellites into space'

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, June 17, IRNA -- Head of Iran's Space Agency Hamid Fazeli said on Thursday that his organization plans to launch three other research satellites into space.

'Kavoshgar-V carrying animals, Fajr and Navid satellites will be launched into space after Rasad research satellite was launched into space on Wednesday,' he added.

Fazeli noted that Kavoshgar-V weighing 285 kilograms will be launched to below 120 kilometers orbit in August.

'Fajr satellite is designed by researchers of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Defense Ministry,' he further said.

Fazeli pointed out that the mission of Fajr festival is setting and improving the technologies used in next generation satellites.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30434924

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