... Israel and elsewhere is that Iran is using its satellite launch activities to develop a credible ICBM capability that could threaten Europe and the United States. Iran Says It Launched a Military Satellite ... An image taken from video released by Iranian state ... who later tweeted what appeared to be a classified surveillance image of the launch failure. Iranian Rocket Launch Ends In Failure, Satellite Imagery Shows An Iranian space rocket appears to have exploded on the launch pad at the Imam … The Iranian Space Agency (ISA, Persian: سازمان فضایی ایران Sāzmāne Fazāiye Irān) is Iran's governmental space agency.Iran became an orbital-launch-capable nation in 2009. Iranian Satellite Launch Fails The rocket was supposed to carry a small satellite into orbit. Iran is one of the 24 founding members of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), which was set up on 13 December 1958. Iranian Satellite Launch Ends in Failure. The suspected failure comes just weeks after another launch attempt fell short. ... “Other countries do not give us the satellites we need, nor do they launch them for us, so we have to do it ourselves.

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the device into orbit in a launch criticized by the United States as helping the Islamic Republic further develop its ballistic missile program. The Iranian launch did not take place at an established launch site. A satellite image shows what U.S. officials say is the failed Iranian rocket launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran August 29, 2019.