Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Iran enters the space age by launching a satellite(video)

Iran has launched it's f1rst homemade satellite. This is a very scary milestone. Many experts think Iran will have a nuclear bomb within one year. How long will it be before Iran can drop a nuclear weapon on Washington, DC or some other major US city?
Iran has launched its first domestically made satellite into orbit, state media reports.

TV commentary said Monday's night-time launch from a Safir-2 rocket was "another achievement for Iranian scientists under sanctions".

The satellite was designed for research and telecommunications purposes, the television report said.

Iran is subject to UN sanctions as some Western powers think it is trying to build a nuclear bomb, which it denies.

Tehran says its nuclear ambitions are limited to the production of energy, and has emphasised its satellite project is entirely peaceful.(excerpted) read more at news.bbc.co.uk


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