This satellite image from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc purports to show work at a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province. Photo: APThis satellite image from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc purports to show work at a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province. Photo: AP
This satellite image from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc purports to show work at a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province. Photo: AP

Iran prepares ‘satellite launch’. Will US go ballistic?

  • US fears long-range ballistic technology to put satellites into orbit could launch nukes
  • Iran had at least three major failures with satellite programme last year
Topic |   Iran
This satellite image from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc purports to show work at a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province. Photo: APThis satellite image from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc purports to show work at a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province. Photo: AP
This satellite image from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc purports to show work at a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province. Photo: AP
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