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Status

Failure

Zafar 1

Launch Time
Sun Feb 09, 2020 15:48 UTC
Reports from Iran are that the rocket reached space but did not reach orbital speeds.

Rocket

Simorgh
ISA
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 1,300 kN
Payload to LEO: 350 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 27.0 m

Mission Details

Zafar 1

Zafar are iranian satellites with the mission to take high resolution wall maps and aerial photos of locations around the globe. A ground resolution of 22.5 m (other sources 80 m) has been reported. The satellite is reportedly equipped with color cameras for surveying oil reserves, mines, jungles and natural disasters. Two satellites of this type have been built. It is planned to orbit the earth at an altitude of 530 kilometers.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 90 kg
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Imam Khomeini Spaceport, Semnan Space Center, Iran

Stats

2020

10th orbital launch attempt

Iranian Space Agency

13th mission
9th failed mission