IRGC Aerospace puts Noor-2 Satellite into orbit (+VIDEO)

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force has successfully put the 'Noor-2' Satellite into orbit.

The IRGC Aerospace launched the 'Noor-2' Satellite by the domestically-built launcher Qassed (messenger) on Tuesday morning and placed it into orbit at an altitude of 500 km.

The mission of the satellite is reconnaissance, and it was placed in orbit after 480 seconds at a speed of 6.7 km/s.

'Noor-1', the first military satellite of Iran, was successfully launched and put into orbit by the Qassed carrier in April 2020. It was placed into orbit at an altitude of 425km.

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