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Iran launches space rocket
Iran has successfully launched its first rocket into space, state television says, without disclosing its range. The rocket carries research materials by the ministries of science and defence.
- Iran in the past has announced it wanted to send its own satellites into orbit. Shown here is a file photo of Iran's rocket during a military parade.
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