US does not confirm information about Iran’s launched satellite
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 3
The US Space Surveillance System, administered by the Pentagon's Strategic Command, has not confirmed the presence of Iran's Fajr satellite in orbit, Interfax agency reported.
The satellite was launched Feb. 2, Iran's media reported.
The space objects recently appearing in orbit Feb. 2 are connected with the launch of a Japanese intelligence satellite, US Space Surveillance System says. Their numbers are 40381, 40382 and 40383 in the US catalog of space objects.
Iran managed to launch Fajr satellite into the earth orbit that day, Iran's news agency Fars reported Feb. 2.
Fajr satellite was fully built upon Iran's own scientific-technical base.