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Iran completes satellite test for space images

Delivery will take place over the next week

Over the next week, space agency of Iran will receive a new Pars-1 satellite, one of the most advanced in terms of design and production. This was announced in last hours by Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, minister of information technology and communications of Asian country through his Twitter account. It's a technology that allows remote sensing of images in space, even at night. This project and production were handled by the Iranian Space Research Center, while the actual tests ended today, on Monday September 14, 2020.

Now heads of the Iranian agency are aiming for a new goal. After Pars-1 it will be the turn of the development of another satellite, Nahid-2, designed instead for telecommunications (successor to the Nahid-1 satellite which should have been launched by March 2017). Last January there was also talk of a satellite launch in Tehran that worried United States, following release of some images showing the preparations by Islamic Republic.

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AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency