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Iran completes most advanced domestically-made satellite

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 14, IRNA -- Iranian ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Monday that the final tests of the country's most advanced domestically-made satellite have been carried out.

Azari Jahromi made the remarks speaking during a visit to an exhibition in the Iranian capital where the country's latest indigenized information technology achievements were put on display.

He said that Pars-1 Satellite will be delivered to the Iranian Space Agency next week.

From now on the experts of the Iranian Space Agency will focus on the construction of Nahid-2 Satellite which is a telecommunication satellite, the minister said.

Pars-1 Satellite is capable of taking images in the space at night.

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