Three homegrown satellites ready for launch

October 2, 2018 - 8:17

TEHRAN – Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Director Morteza Barari said on Monday that production of domestically-made satellites Payam, Dousti, and Nahid-1 are completed and the three satellites are ready to be launched into space.

At a press conference, Barari expressed the hope that the satellites will be placed into earth’s orbit by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20), IRNA reported.

Dousti and Nahid-1 will be placed into the orbit at 500 kilometers above the earth’s surface while Payam will be placed into the orbit at 500 kilometers above the earth’s surface, he added.

MH/PA

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