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Zafar-1

Simorgh

Iranian Space Agency

Launch Status
Failure

Mission


Zafar-1

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

Zafar-1 is a small Earth observation satellite with reported ground resolution of 22.5 m. This is also a third attempt for Simorgh rocket to conduct a successful launch.

Location


Imam Khomeini Spaceport

Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

Imam Khomeini Spaceport has witnessed the launch of 5 rockets, including 5 orbital launch attempts, while Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran, has been the site for 13 rocket launches.

Imam Khomeini Spaceport

Rocket


Iranian Space Agency Simorgh

Agency


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.

Iranian Space Agency
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