Iran Sends a Monkey into Space

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
January 28, 2013
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Iran Sends a Monkey into Space
Placing the monkey in the space capsule.

According to Iran state media, Iran launched a suborbital rocket last week with a monkey onboard and recovered the capsule a short time later with the monkey still alive. The space capsule was code-named Pishgam (Pioneer).

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