Iran Says It Sent a Monkey Into Space
New York Times
Iranian state television said Monday that the nation had put a monkey into space “as a prelude to sending humans.” The successful flight involved a relatively small rocket that went straight up and down, according to the state-sponsored news report ...
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Iranian state TV says that nation today successfully launched a "living creature into space." More specifically, it says a monkey was sent up about 75 miles and later "was retrieved on the ground, intact ... [and] alive." It's part of what Iran says is ...
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Iran Says It Sent Monkey Into Space
Wall Street Journal
TEHRAN, Iran—Iran said Monday it successfully sent a monkey into space, describing the launch as another step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight. According to a brief report on state TV, the rocket dubbed Pishgam, or Pioneer in Farsi ...