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Minister says ground paved for launching satellite to LEO

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Mar 8, 2022

Tehran, IRNA -- Iranian Minister of ICT Issa Zare Poor referred to successful launching of Noor-2 satellite, saying grounds have been paved for launching satellite Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

In his Instagram Post, Zare Poor said the first signals from Noor-2 was received.

He noted that Noor-2 is a reconnaissance satellite which is to revolve around the earth every 90 minutes.

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force launched its second military satellite "Noor-2" by Qased carrier to a distance of 500 kilometers.

According to the IRGC, 'Noor-2 Satellite', the second Iranian military satellite, was launched from Qased carrier and was placed in 500-km orbit.

Now Iran has two military satellites in orbits close to earth.

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