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Iran unveils Interorbital System

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 1, IRNA -- The Interorbital System named 'Saman 1' was unveiled in a ceremony marking the ninth national space technology day in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani here on Wednesday.

According to Iranian Space Research Center, the Interorbital System is used to transfer satellites from lower orbits to higher ones.

"The system was designed by Iranian researchers of Institute of Space Transportation Systems."

The machine consists of navigation system, complete and independent control system, complete propulsion system, power system, hardware and flight computer and it can be used in different missions.

Iran marks the anniversary of launching Omid satellite in 2009 as national day of space technology.

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