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Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism


Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism Iran appears to have attempted a second satellite launch despite U.S. criticism that its space program helps it develop ballistic missiles, satellite images released Thursday suggest. Iran has not acknowledged conducting such a launch. Images released by the Colorado-based company DigitalGlobe show a rocket at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran’s Semnan province on Tuesday. Images from Wednesday show the rocket was gone with what appears to be burn marks on its launch pad. Iranian state media did not immediately report on the rocket launch, though such delays have happened in previous launches.   More



(Source: Washington Post - Feb 7)

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