Iran presents first local research satellite

Other News Materials 4 February 2008 11:19 (UTC +04:00)

(dpa) - Iran on Monday presented its first locally made research satellite in the presence of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the news network Khabar reported.

The research satellite "Omid 1" (Hope) is to be tested before being launched into orbit by next year, the TV report said.