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Iran to send Sharifsat to orbit soon: Sharif University chancellor
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_02_at3(15).jpgTEHRAN – Iran plans to send the domestically designed Sharifsat Satellite into orbit in the near future, the chancellor of Sharif University of Technology has said.
More than 100 students, alumni, and academics of the university have worked to design and manufacture the Sharifsat satellite, which weighs less than 50 kilograms, Reza Roosta-Azad told the Tasnim News Agency on Monday. 
He said the construction of the Sharifsat satellite has been completed and it is in line to be launched by Iranian Space Agency aboard the domestically made Safir B-1 carrier.
Roosta-Azad added that the satellite’s main task is to take colored images and transmit them to Earth.

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