If all goes as planned, the SUV-sized Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite will produce research data within several months.
SpaceX has sought approval to operate a network of 29,988 satellites, to be known as its “second-generation” or Gen2 Starlink constellation to beam internet to areas with little or no access.
Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the IRGC’s aerospace force, said that Iran is determined to put more satellites into space using a new satellite launch vehicle.
While Mehrabi has been publicly linked to Iran's drone project, his role expands to the country's space and ballistic missile programs.
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Presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said in response that Kyiv will find a solution to keep the Starlink internet service operational in Ukraine.
The shipping of the battery, which has been in Syria since 2018, was identified by Israeli satellite imaging company ImageSat International.
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Tehran has rejected claims the satellite could be used by Moscow to boost its intelligence capabilities in Ukraine, saying Iran will have full control and operation over it "from day one."
Israel and the US are concerned the technology could be used for intel and nuke progress.