Head of ISA: Unveiling some new satellites in the second half of the year

Head of ISA: Unveiling some new satellites in the second half of the year
By the efforts which are implementing, some new satellites will be unveiled in the second half of current year.
PR of the Ministry of ICT – Dr. Mohammad Ali Forghani, deputy of the minister and head of ISA said: “ISA in cooperation with some universities will unveil the prototypes of some satellites in the second half of current year”.
“These satellites are in micro-satellite class and they have been made completely either its study procedures or designing and manufacturing by domestic scientists”, he added.
Expressing 2 satellites will be launched in Iran this solar year, 1389, deputy of minister of ICT said: “The satellites which will be launched this year are collegiate and their utilization is remote sensing and telecommunication”.
He pointed that ISA has taken steps to manufacture satellite in cooperation with domestic scientific and industrial centers in order to make new technologies domestic.
Mohammad Ali Forghani continued: “The satellites which have been manufactured based on domestic knowledge will be launched soon”.
He emphasized: “The satellites which will be launched this year are able to take photos and sending images to the earth and will be placed in “Leo orbit”.
Head of ISA restated that these satellites are collegiate and will be launched to the space by ISA and universities teamwork and by Iranian satellite careers.
He added: “Designing and manufacturing of macro telecommunication satellites in the name of “Ghaem” and “Iranset” are the other codified programs which their initial design and manufacture procedures have been started in the current year”.
May 25, 2010 08:19

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