TEHRAN, Mar. Stay on top of Iran latest developments on the ground with Al Jazeera’s fact-based news, exclusive video footage, photos and updated maps. TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) – The experts at the Tehran-based Amirkabir University of Technology will start the development project of a telecommunication satellite dubbed ‘Payam 2’ by late May, a senior official said. Sure, he moved the embassy to Jerusalem, paved the way for the Abraham Accord and recognized Golan sovereignty, but there’s more. The explosion marked the third failure involving a rocket at the Iranian center, which has raised suspicions of sabotage in Iran’s space program. Iran government spokesman Ali Rabiei said Monday the explosion was “a technical matter and a technical error.”. The world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism and anti-Semitism should not be allowed to buy and sell conventional weapons. Coordinator for the Arctic Region, Bureaus and Offices Reporting Directly to the Secretary, Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Office of the U.S. said that his agency is planning to develop space infrastructures in four steps in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020). Times of Israel Community — if the work we do is important to you, join us! Free Sign Up. that the country has the domestic knowledge of manufacturing satellites in 9 months. A senior administration official said the sanctions were intended to send a clear signal that foreign entities could be cut off from the US financial system through secondary sanctions if they worked with any of the three institutions. 18 (MNA) – Head of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari said on Sat. © 2017 Mehr News Agency. 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The sanctions are part of the Trump administration’s escalating campaign of economic and diplomatic measures against Iran since unilaterally withdrawing last year from an international accord that was intended to curb the Iranian nuclear program. © 2020 The Times of Israel , All Rights Reserved, This satellite image from Planet Labs Inc., that has been annotated by experts at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, shows a fire at a rocket launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran's Semnan province, August 29, 2019. The launch of Simorgh satellite carrier rocket was successful, but the satellite did not reach the initial acceleration which is necessary to place itself in the orbit. that six domestically-manufactured satellites are ready to be launched into the orbit. TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – Iran's Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the Zafar 1 and 2 satellites, have been delivered to Iran Space Agency and will be put into orbit in the near future. For years, Iran has claimed its space program is purely peaceful and civilian. With the latest sanctions, the Trump administration can subject foreign companies and governments, including international space cooperation organizations, to significant penalties if they have any involvement with the Iranian space agency. that the ISA has commenced direct talks with an ‘advanced country’ to send scientist astronauts to space. TEHRAN, Jul. Iranian airlines to be equipped with Wi-Fi internet sys. Zafar satellite to start mission by transmitting Martyr Soleimani’s image, Zafar satellite to be sent into orbit this week: ICT minister, Iran possesses domestic knowledge to manufacture satellites in 9 months. TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Iranian researchers will complete the development projects of three remote sensing and communication satellites before the end of the current year (March 2020), says the head of Iranian Space Agency (ISA). We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Another copy of Zafar satellite to be sent into orbit in June: ICT min. Iran ranks 1st in aerospace field in region, Iran to complete construction of three satellites in coming months, 'Payam 2' development project to start by late May: ISA chief, Iran to take part at regional Space Law Moot Court Competition with 4 teams. The blast followed failed launches of the Payam and Doosti satellites in January and February. TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – The Zafar 1 and 2 satellites, which have been manufactured by Iranian scientists, were delivered to the Iran Space Agency during a ceremony held at University of Science and Technology on Sunday. 31 (MNA) – Iranian researchers have successfully conducted the final tests of Nahid-1 telecommunication satellite, says the ICT minister. This week’s launch of a military satellite by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, makes clear what we have said all along: Iran’s space program is neither peaceful nor entirely civilian. that “Nahid 1” telecommunications satellite will be sent into the orbit in the current year [started March 21, 2020]. 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When the Iranian people are suffering and dying from the coronavirus pandemic, it is regrettable to see the regime waste its resources and efforts on provocative military pursuits that do nothing to help the Iranian people. No country has ever pursued an ICBM capability except for the purpose of delivering nuclear weapons. 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TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says another copy of Zafar Satellite, which failed to reach the orbit on Sunday, will be sent into space in June. All rights reserved, AUT starts conceptual design of Payam 2 satellite, Iran attains full space technology cycle despite US sanctions: ISA chief, “Nahid 1” telecommunications satellite to be sent into orbit this year: official, ISA plans 4 steps to develop space technology in new year: official, Iran to increase ground satellite stations: ISA chief, Launching Zafar with Simorgh satellite carrier. 07 (MNA) – The Head of Iranian Space Agency Morteza Barari said that Iran ranked first in the region and eleventh in the world in aerospace field. (Planet Labs Inc, Middlebury Institute of International Studies via AP), This image taken from the Twitter account of US President Donald Trump, shows what appears to be a US intelligence photo of the aftermath of an explosion at Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center on August 29, 2019, with the smoldering remains of a rocket on a launch pad at the center. Either way, Israel will face the same foreign policy challenges and must get ready to seize opportunities, After the Tree of Life shooting, I went to Shabbat services and never stopped, Going to temple weekly for 2 years has taught me profound lessons about Jews and Blacks in America and enriched my own Christian faith, It’s never a good time: Ending a dog’s life, Dassie was suffering, and it was our job as her owners to care for her even – perhaps especially – in this last part of her life, 100 times President Trump supported Israel. In February 2020, the head of Iran’s national space agency, Morteza Berari, said Iran advocates for the “peaceful use of outer space.” He also said that “all our activities in the domain of outer space are transparent.” Iran’s Minister for Information claimed this week that “Iran’s space … That’s the Jewish way, and it hasn’t changed, I grew up in Orthodox Borough Park and I’m sad that what I see there today doesn’t represent the life-affirming sources of Jewish law that have served Jews for millennia of crises, They are not my clones. TEHRAN, Feb. 03 (MNA) – Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced that Zafar satellite, designed by domestic experts, will be put into orbit this week. The explosion prompted President Donald Trump to tweet a surveillance image depicting the apparent aftermath of the incident and declare that the US had nothing to do with what transpired at the launch site. TEHRAN, Feb. 01 (MNA) – Head of Iran Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari said Sat. TEHRAN, Jul. In February 2020, the head of Iran’s national space agency, Morteza Berari, said Iran advocates for the “peaceful use of outer space.” He also said that “all our activities in the domain of outer space are transparent.” Iran’s Minister for Information claimed this week that “Iran’s space program is peaceful.” The most recent military launch, which was developed and conducted in secret, proves that these statements were lies.