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Iran launches observation satellite: media

Iran on Friday launched an observation satellite into orbit above Earth, its third since 2009, the official IRNA news agency reported. “The Navid satellite was launched successfully…. It will be placed into an orbit (at an altitude) between 250 and 370 kilometres,” IRNA quoted the head of Iran’s Space Organisation,…

NASA says observation satellite ‘hacked’

NASA said Friday afternoon that one of their observation satellites had been “hacked” twice, but they declined to place blame, according to a report by Talking Points Memo. Officials said they were forming a group to beef up security, and insisted they’d regained control of the Terra AM-1 satellite, which…