Iran launches Qased launch vehicle carrying Noor 2 satellite into orbit

by | Mar 8, 2022 | Iran, Launches, Military space

Iran has announced that Qased rocket has launched Noor-2 satellite from the Shahroud launch site in Iran. The orbit is reportedly circa 500 km. The satellite is believed to be a “Measurement and Signals Intelligence (MASINT) type. The time of the launch is to be confirmed but it is believed to have been launched at 0745 GMT on 8 March 2022. Noor means light in Farsi language.

Qased launch of Iran’s Noor-2 satellite. Courtesy: IRNA

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