Iran launches rocket capable of carrying satellite

By David Edwards
Monday, August 18, 2008 9:11 EDT
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BBC reported:

“Iran says it has successfully launched a rocket capable of carrying its first domestically built satellite.”

“Iranian TV showed what it said was the launch of the rocket called Safir-e Omid (Hope Envoy) in darkness.”

This video is from BBC, broadcast August 17, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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