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Iran: IRGC Sends Second Military Satellite Into Orbit


The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force on Tuesday launched its second homegrown military satellite into an earth orbit.


The IRGC successfully put Noor-II (light-II), the second Iranian military satellite, into orbit on Tuesday morning.

The homegrown satellite was launched with a three-stage satellite carrier, dubbed Qassed.

The operation was carried from a launch pad located in desert in Shahroud, northeast of Iran.

The satellite was successfully placed into an orbit 500 kilometers above the Earth eight minutes after the launch.

Noor-II is used for remote-sensing and reconnaissance operations.


The IRGC had launched the first Iranian military satellite, Noor-I, in April 2020

Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency is a private news agency in Iran launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields

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