Project of Iranian spacecraft entered new phase

After 3 years delay of Iranian program of sending man into space reached next level of development after finishing conceptual design phase. Unfortunately along with that date of launching manned vehicle was moved in time. On June 22, 2016, in Tehran, Iranian scientists working for ISA (Iranian Space Agency) finished successfully first phase of development of their […]

Kanopus for Iran already in April – Russia still decided to sign contract

On MAKS air show on August 2015 Iran and Russia representatives signed agreement for cooperation in aviation and space industry. Agreement was worth $21 billion and covers satellite technology and military and civilian aircrafts.  Now we now that contract for designing and manufacturing remote sensing satellite for Iran will be signed in April 2016. Iran is […]

Iran probably prepares maiden flight of Simorgh rocket in Semnan Space Center

It seems that news from February is confirmed by other source. Commercial camera installed on International Space Station spotted intensive movement in Semnan Space Center (Imam Khomeini Space Center) located around 200 km on East from Tehran. Semnan was planned as place for testing new Iranian medium launch vehicle – Simorgh SLV rocket. Previous news from […]

New alliances – Moscow is increasing its cooperation with Tehran in space exploration

According to TASS, Russia and Iran will continue and expand their cooperation in space research under the newly signed agreement. Appropriate statement was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin during his latest visit in Tehran on November 2015 during the third meeting of Russian-Iranian high-level commission. According to Mr. Rogozin: “Russia and Iran have fair prospects […]