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Iran launches new satellite

11:26, 03.02.2012 Region: Iran Theme: Society, Innovations

Iran successfully launched its Navid-e Elmo-o Sanat satellite into orbit on Friday morning.

Head of the Iranian Space Agency Hamid Fazeli told local Press TV channel, that the altitude of Navid would be about 250 to 375 kilometers, the weight 50 kilograms and its assignment is to take photo of the Earth’s surface.

The West traditionally expressed concern about the launch of the satellite, Komsomolskaya Pravda writes .

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