Tehran Preparing for Launch of Satellites Into Orbit

Tehran Preparing for Launch of Satellites Into Orbit IRAN NEWS NATIONAL DESK Iran said Sunday that two newly constructed satellites have passed pre-launch tests and will be transported to the nation’s space center for eventual launch, without elaborating. Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi tweeted about the development, calling it an “important research step.” Iran has not said when it will launch the satellites, but often coordinates its launches with national holidays. It will celebrate the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution next month.