As pointed out in the article, it has also been discussed in previous posts here, that Iran masks their advancements in nuclear weapons in the name of science. In the future, it also shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Iranian regime is already in possession of nuclear weapons and that these ‘advancements’ are to perfect what they already have. Western intelligence agencies, sadly, have a recent history of being caught off guard and behind the times.
Iran will parade its ballistic rocket achievements by sending monkeys into space next month. Hamid Fazeli, head of the country’s space agency said Tuesday, Jan. 15 that the launch would be part of the celebrations leading up to the 34th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on Feb. 10 and part of the program for putting humans in orbit in 2020.
Five monkeys in a capsule named Pishgam (Pioneer) will be carried into orbit by a Kavoshgar rocket and orbit earth 120-130 kilometers in space, he said. Western space experts are dubious about Iran’s ability to send a capsule into orbit and expect the monkeys to come down to earth quite soon. Continue reading