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Simorgh IRILV (2019)


2019, August 29 -- A satellite image of August 27 documents the upcoming launch of a Simorgh SLV. The assembly gantry positioned over the launch pad to mount the rocket. The launch was then stopped due to the disaster on launch site Semnan.



2019, January 08
-- New images indicate Iran is preparing to launch a remote sensing satellite into space.
The high-resolution satellite images, captured by Planet Labs on January 4, 6 and 7, show activity at the Imam Khomeini Space Center consistent with steps that were taken prior to a previous launch in 2017, according to researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

The open assembly tower was moved over the launch pad to stack the launcher

January 10: The Simorgh launch on this day was a failure.
The Payam satellite did not reach enough speed and was not put into orbit.

The painting is blue again

The "Saman-1" third stage solid fuel motor failed