Iran says rocket launch will take place after photos show preparation
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran acknowledged Wednesday that it plans two tests for its new solid-fuel rocket after satellite photos showed preparations at a desert launch pad previously used in the program. , even as tensions remain high over Tehran’s rapidly advancing nuclear program. .
The Islamic Republic will launch its Zuljanah satellite-carrying rocket two more times after carrying out a previous launch, the official IRNA news agency quoted Defense Ministry spokesman Ahmad Hosseini as saying. He didn’t specify a timeline for testing, or say when the previous launch was.