Israel and the US are concerned the technology could be used for intel and nuke progress.
The satellite, named Khayyam, was developed and manufactured at enterprises that are part of Roscosmos.
The 23-ton laboratory is the second module of the station to be built on Earth and shot off into space, the first having blasted off in late April 2021.
Iran's growing confidence in space can be seen in the report that the IRGC is planning on launching not just one, but multiple satellites into space within the next year.
Footage has been shared over social media of what seems to be a trail of lights that can be spotted moving from east to west without making a sound.
The new project entails putting three guardian satellites carrying loads of fuel and kinetic weapons into the moon’s orbit around the Earth.
Scientists associated with the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO), located at Space Park in Leicester, produced a map of the UK displaying land surface temperature.
An open-source investigation published last week by The Space Review found that Russia is developing a new laser system in the Greater Caucasus mountain range that will disable foreign satellites.
Deep in the Greater Caucasus mountain range, Russia is constructing a new laser weapon to be used for "electro-optical warfare."
Russia accused Ukraine of receiving information from private Western satellite companies through NATO.