The rocket was launched from Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Centre, a facility under the control of the country’s defence ministry. Photo: AP

Space fail: Iran couldn’t put satellite called ‘Victory’ into orbit

  • Iranian state TV reported that the ‘Phoenix’ rocket could not put the Zafar 1 communications satellite into orbit due to ‘ low speed’
  • The launch had been planned amid celebrations ahead of the February anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution
Topic |   Iran
The rocket was launched from Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Centre, a facility under the control of the country’s defence ministry. Photo: AP
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