Saturday, 29 July 2017

Iran successfully launches satellite-carrying rocket into space

Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket called ‘Simorgh’ into space. The launch took place at the Imam Khomeini National Space Station in Semnan.

The development marks a significant step forward for the Islamic Republic's young space program. It also raises alarm among the nation’s adversaries who fear that the same technology could be used to produce long-range missiles. The U.S. State Department has termed the launch as "provocative."

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The rocket is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds).
  • Tehran is the Capital of Iran.
  • Hassan Rouhani is the President of Iran.
Source- BBC

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