A satellite image on August 29 of failed Iranian rocket launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan, Iran. Image: Maxar Technologies via AFP

US imposes sanctions on Iran space programme, claims attempted launch shows urgent ‘threat’

  • ‘The United States will not allow Iran to use its space launch programme as cover to advance its ballistic missile programmes,’ says US secretary of state
  • US was imposes sanctions on the Iran Space Agency as well as two affiliated research centers
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A satellite image on August 29 of failed Iranian rocket launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan, Iran. Image: Maxar Technologies via AFP
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