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Iran to send new Nahid 1 telecom satellite into orbit

Wednesday 14 October 2020 | 09:32 CET | News
Iran will be sending its new Nahid 1 (Venus 1) telecom satellite into orbit, Farsnews reported, without providing any specific dates. Jafar Salehi, the deputy head of Iran's Space Research Centre said the construction of Nahid 1 and Nahid 2 satellites has gone according to plan. Nahid 1 was completed three years ago and testing has been completed. It is now ready for launch. Nahid 2, more advanced than Nahid 1, is also under construction, with the capacity to reach higher orbits. Salehi added that Iran will soon start designing a Nahid 3 satellite. 

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