Simorgh  | Unknown

Iranian Space Agency launch of a Simorgh Rocket

Launch Status
Failure

Iranian Space Agency was scheduled to launch a Simorgh rocket as part of the Unknown mission. The launch window for the Test Flight mission was on Thu, Jul 27th, 2017, 5:30 AM EDT from Imam Khomeini Spaceport. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Simorgh and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Unknown

First test flight of the Simorgh rocket, intended to reach orbit. Pentagon officials confirmed the launch occurred at around 9:30 UTC on Thursday and did not place a satellite in orbit.

Location

Imam Khomeini Spaceport

Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran
Iranian Space Agency

Rocket

Simorgh

Iranian Space Agency

The Iranian Space Agency is Iran's governmental space agency. Iran became an orbital-launch-capable nation in 2009. Iran is one of the 24 founding members of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which was set up in 1958.