Re: [FPSPACE] Iranian commercial sat in space...

From: Brian Weeden (brian.weeden@gmail.com)
Date: Sun Aug 17 2008 - 15:18:57 UTC

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    I highly doubt they have a space lift capable rocket.  Every time the  
    iranian state media has announced this in the past it was fake.  The  
    last time it turned out to be a sounding rocket.
    
    But we'll see.
    
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    Brian
    
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    On 17-Aug-08, at 10:52 AM, "John Locker" <john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk>  
    wrote:
    
    > Just out of interest , a number of commercial stations are reporting  
    > this story.........however the actual caption on IRINN calls the  
    > launch that of a "Satellite Carrier" not a satellite.
    >
    > So I suspect this is a commercial rocket capable of putting  
    > satellites into orbit , but not necessarily that a satellite "has "  
    > been put into orbit.
    >
    > John
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Locker" <john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk 
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    > Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2008 3:29 PM
    > Subject: [FPSPACE] Iranian commercial sat in space...
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    >> IRINN is reporting that Iran has launched its first commercial  
    >> satellite
    >> ,( SAFIR OMID).
    >>
    >> John
    >> 1325 BST
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