[FPSPACE] second Iranian space sounding rocket launching?

Charles Vick cpvick at globalsecurity.org
Wed Nov 26 12:22:53 EST 2008


Just studying the video it was not the Kavoshgar derivation of the At 
Shahab-3 B/C but was in fact one of Iran;s existing solid propellant 
tactical missile carry the sounding rocket payload
cpvick


At 12:06 PM 11/26/2008 -0500, Peter Pesavento wrote:

> From the Associated Press&
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><http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081126/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iran_nuclear#full>http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081126/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iran_nuclear#full
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>Also Wednesday, Iranian state television reported that the country 
>successfully launched a second rocket into space, following up on the 
>first such launch in February.
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>The rocket, entitled "Kavoshgar 2" or Explorer 2, made it to the lower 
>reaches of space and returned to earth 40 minutes later on a parachute. It 
>wasn't clear when the launch took place.
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>Iran has long held the goal of developing a space program, generating 
>unease among world leaders already concerned about its nuclear and 
>ballistic missile programs.
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