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Noor-2

Qased

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force

Launch Status
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Mission

Noor-2

Type: Government/Top Secret

Second flight of the Iranian Qased small launch vehicle. Delivered two objects in a 500 km Earth Orbit, one of which is the Noor-2 military satellite.

Location

Unknown Pad

Shahrud Missile Test Site, Islamic Republic of Iran

2 rockets have launched from Shahrud Missile Test Site, Islamic Republic of Iran.

Unknown Pad, Shahrud Missile Test Site, Islamic Republic of Iran

Rocket

Qased – Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force

Diameter: 1.25 m

Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 50 kg

The Qased was manufactured by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force with the first launch on 2020-04-22. Qased has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches.

Agency

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: IRGCAF
Administration: Brigadier General Ali Jafarabadi
Founded: 1985
Launchers: 217

Country: IRN

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force is the strategic missile, air, and space force within the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran. It was renamed from the IRGC Air Force into the IRGC Aerospace Force in 2009.

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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
Reply to  Norm
2 months ago

Thanks Norm,
great info. and great news , back to the drawing board for Iran.

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
2 months ago

Wow missed this sucker . Iran now and top secret mission?.
We will never see these launches i guess.
Good to know however whats going into space ( just in case).?
All yours US Space Force we are sure you are on to it.!