Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Nour 2

Launch Time
Tue Mar 08, 2022 05:06 UTC

Rocket

Qased
IRGC
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 280 kN
Payload to LEO: 80 kg
Payload to GTO: 0 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 18.6 m
Fairing Diameter: 1.0 m
Fairing Height: 2.6 m

Mission Details

Nour 2

Nour 2 (also transliterated Noor 2) is the first indigenous Iranian military satellite, operated by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). No details are known. The satellite is built to the 6U CubeSat form factor. According to an interview with the IRGC Air Force Space Commander, the satellite has an imaging mission.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 8 kg
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Launch Platform, Shahrud Missile Test Site, Iran

Stats

2022

25th orbital launch attempt

Qased

2nd mission
1st mission of 2022
2nd successful mission