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Iran Attempts Sat Launch
By Micah Halpern

Thursday June 16, 2022
I've Been Thinking:

We must carefully monitor and scrutinize the Iranian space program. 

Why? Because the same technology that is used for space launches is used for non-conventional weapons launches like nuclear and chemical bombs. 

Iran appeared to be readying for a space launch recently as satellite images showed a rocket on a rural desert launch pad.  This satellite sighting came as tensions remain high over Tehran's nuclear program.

The images from Maxar Technologies showed a launch pad at Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran's rural Semnan province.  We have seen many failed launches from this site.

One set of images showed a rocket on a transporter, preparing to be lifted and put on a launch tower. A later image showed the rocket apparently on the tower.

Iran did not acknowledge a forthcoming launch at the spaceport at its mission to the United Nations.  That is not surprising.

The Iranians are very secretive about their launches.

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18 June 2022 10:54 PM in Thoughts

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