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Iran IT minister taunts Trump by showing off undamaged satellite linked to the explosion at a rocket test site

Iran IT minister taunts Trump by showing off undamaged satellite linked to the explosion at a rocket test site

An Iranian official has tweeted at President Donald Trump over an apparent rocket failure, showing an image of him standing next to a satellite that was supposed to be launched. Iran’s Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi tweeted the image Saturday of himself with the Nahid-1 satellite. …

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Trump Tweets Intelligence Image of Iran rocket site and says US ‘not involved’ in failed launch

Trump Tweets Intelligence Image of Iran rocket site and says US 'not involved' in failed launch

U.S. President Donald Trump released an official and relatively high resolution annotated U.S. intelligence image of the recent failed space launch at Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center via Twitter and confirmed that it involved a Safir space launch vehicle. Trump also declared that the United States had no hand in …

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Iran satellite launch failed? Satellite photos show burning Iran space center launch pad

Iran satellite launch failed? Satellite photos show burning Iran space center launch pad

An Iranian rocket apparently exploded on the pad today (Aug. 29), marking the third launch failure of 2019 for the nation. The ill-fated attempt originated from Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran, NPR reported, citing satellite imagery captured by the San Francisco-based company Planet. Satellite imagery published by the Planet …

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US Air Force’s Top-Secret X-37B Space Plane Spotted in Orbit on Classified Mission by an Amateur Astronomer

US Air Force’s Top-Secret X-37B Space Plane Spotted in Orbit on Classified Mission by an Amateur Astronomer

U.S. Air Force Top-Secret Boeing X-37B Space Plane Spotted in Orbit on Classified Mission by an Amateur Astronomer Ralf Vandebergh, who regularly takes close-up pictures of spacecraft in the Earth’s orbit, said he observed the elusive X-37B on one of its missions. He said he first saw the space plane …

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