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Middle East

IRGC Space Command Chief Says Iran Plans To Put A Satellite In Geostationary Orbit

Iran is planning to develop and launch a satellite into geostationary orbit (GEO) – at an altitude of 36,000 kilometres – for the economic benefit of the country, according to Brigadier Ali Jafarabadi, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Space Command.

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#SpaceWatchGL Perspectives On Iran’s Satellite Launch: Fabian Hinz On The Qased Satellite Launch Vehicle

On 22 April 2020 Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) successfully launched a small satellite - the Noor-1 (Farsi for 'Light') - on a previously unseen satellite launch vehicle called the Qased.

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#SpaceWatchGL Perspectives On Iran’s Satellite Launch: Gawdat Bahgat On The Launch Defying ‘Maximum Pressure’

On 22 April 2020 Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) successfully launched a small satellite - the Noor-1 (Farsi for 'Light') - on a previously unseen satellite launch vehicle called the Qased.

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Thuraya Aero Reaches Line-Fit Milestone For Airbus Helicopters

Thuraya, the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) subsidiary of the UAE-based global satellite company, Yahsat, and SCOTTY Group, a developer of beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) satellite communication solutions based in Austria, announced on 30 April 2020 that they have secured line-fit offerability for the Thuraya Aero mobile connectivity solution on Airbus H145 and H135 helicopters.

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Yahsat Collaborates With UAE Ministry of Education To Support Remote Learning Initiatives

The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) announced on 29 April 2020 that it is collaborating with Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) to extend the reach of its Remote Schooling initiative for students seeking to access e-learning platforms during the current COVID-19 situation. As part of the collaboration, Yahsat will …

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