Iran to test biological contentment to launch space
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 14 /Trend/
Iran will test biological contentment to launch an alive animal to space, IRNA reported quoting head of Iran's Space Organization Hamid Fazeli as saying.
Iran will launch Explorer 5 satellite designed and made by Iranian Space Agency with biological contentment to send a real animal to the space in near future.
Iran launched Explorer 4 to the space in March 2011 with a monkey doll.
Earlier, Fazel said in an interview with ISNA that t he satellite is equipped with a life capsule for carrying Zeus monkey to the space. The monkey has passed one-year training.
This satellite will be sent to the height of 120 kilometers in space. The monkey is simulating a human being, which is intended to research biological and environmental issues.