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Simorgh

Iranian Space Agency

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Unknown

Type: Test Flight

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

9 launches have been at this location.

Imam Khomeini Spaceport, Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

Rocket

Simorgh

Length: meters
Diameter: meters
First Launched: December 4, 2020

The Simorgh rocket has been launched a total of 3 times with 0 successful and 3 failed launches.

Agency

Iranian Space Agency

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISA
Administration: Morteza Barari
Founded: 2004
Launchers: 39,74,142,217
Spacecraft:
Country: IRN

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.

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