Iranian satellite “Khayyam” launched from a station in Kazakhstan in cooperation with Russia.
The Khayyam satellite was launched by Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan Baikonur Cosmodrome.
The Khayyam satellite whose ownership is for Iranian Space Agency is proper for making smart different parts of the country.
The home-made satellite is also aimed at improving agricultural productivity, monitoring water resources and management of natural disasters, among other things.
Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Issa Zarepour, who has traveled to Kazakhstan for launch of Khayyam, said through a video message that Iranian Space Agency will continue scientific and technological cooperation with countries which are pioneers in the space industry.
The country develops domestic capabilities and will continue such a cooperation in order to meet its needs and accelerate the process of development in space technology.
Source: Iranian media