Russia to put Iran satellite into orbit next week

The Khayyam satellite will reportedly be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan next Tuesday. – EPA pic, August 4, 2022.

RUSSIA will launch an Iranian remote sensing satellite into orbit next Tuesday, the two countries confirmed, two weeks after President Vladimir Putin visited Tehran.

“In co-operation with Russia, the Khayyam satellite will be launched next week from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan by a Soyuz satellite carrier,” the Iranian space agency said late last night.

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