Iran planning to launch manned space shuttle by 2019

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July 23, 2010 21:02

 
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Iran is planning on sending its first manned shuttle into space by 2019, the Islamic Republic's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday, according to a Reuters report.

Ahmadinejad added that Iran's space program was being accelerated by five years in response to international resolutions passed against the country.

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