February 04, 2008 17:00 PM
Iran Launches First Space Terminal
TEHRAN, Feb 4 (Bernama) -- Iran's first space terminal was inaugurated here on Monday in the presence of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian news agency (Irna) reported.
The country's first space terminal comprises of Omid satellite, Iran's first homemade developed research satellite which has been designed and constructed by the Iranian experts.
The Omid satellite will be launched in the near future.
Iran's space terminal has been designed to send the Islamic Republic's first homemade research satellite into orbit in the near future.
During the ceremony, President Ahmadinejad inspected different sections of the terminal.
The ceremony was attended by several ministers and a number of senior officials.