Iran launched an imaging satellite into orbit

by Tasnim News

Iran on Wednesday announced that the country has sent an imaging satellite into an earth orbit.

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force has successfully put Noor-III (light-III), its third military satellite, into orbit, Minister of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) Issa Zarepour announced on Wednesday.

The imaging satellite was launched with a homegrown satellite carrier, dubbed Qassed, he added.

The satellite was successfully placed into an orbit 450 kilometers above Earth.

The IRGC had launched the first Iranian military satellite, Noor-I, in April 2020, and Noor-II in March 2022.

All three satellites have been sent into orbit by the Qassed satellite carrier, designed and manufactured by the IRGC Aerospace Force.

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