Iran

Iran Sent a Capsule Capable of Holding Animals into Orbit.

Despite popular opinion, the first animals in space were not dogs or chimps, they were fruit flies launched by the…

6 months ago

This is What War (and Borders) Look Like From Space

There’s an oft-used idiom that you can’t see political borders from space, but we’ve known for a while it’s no…

9 years ago

Second Monkey Travels Safely To Space And Back, Iran Reports

Iran's space program reportedly launched its second monkey into space on a 15-minute flight on Saturday (Dec. 14). Reports from the…

11 years ago

Iran Releases Plans for Manned Spacecraft

After Iran launched a monkey in a suborbital rocket earlier this year, they are now setting their sights on sending…

11 years ago

Iran Launches a Monkey on a Suborbital Rocket

According to Iran state media, Iran launched a suborbital rocket last week with a passenger aboard: a monkey. A gray…

11 years ago

Strait of Hormuz Shot from the International Space Station – World Strategic Flashpoint

[/caption]A beautiful and peaceful Christmas-time picture of The Strait of Hormuz was shot from the International Space Station (ISS) soaring…

12 years ago