Imam Khomeini Spaceport

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Coordinates: 35°14′16.8″N 53°57′02.8″E / 35.238000°N 53.950778°E / 35.238000; 53.950778

Imam Khomeini Spaceport
پایانه فضایی امام خمینی
سیمرغ - افتتاح پایگاه ملی فضایی امام خمینی(ره) (1).jpg
Imam Khomeini Spaceport is located in Iran
Imam Khomeini Spaceport
General information
StatusComplete
Locationsoutheast Semnan, Iran
Coordinates35°14′16.8″N 53°57′02.8″E / 35.238000°N 53.950778°E / 35.238000; 53.950778
OpenedJuly 27, 2017; 2 years ago (2017-07-27)[1]

Imam Khomeini Spaceport (Persian:پایانه فضایی امام خمینی) is an Iranian space vehicle launch facility (spaceport) located in the Semnan Province,[2] and it is part of Semnan Space Center.

Simorgh Launch Pad at Imam Khomeini Space Center
Launch Corridor of the Imam Khomeini Space Center

Launch history[edit]

Flight No Date & Time (GMT) Payload Type Outcome Remarks
1 19 April 2016 No Payload Simorgh Success Sub-orbital test flight[3]
2 27 July 2017 No Payload Simorgh Failure Officially opening, Test flight; second stage failed[4]
3 15 January 2019 AUTSAT Simorgh Failure Third stage failure

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References[edit]

  1. ^ پایگاه ملی فضایی امام خمینی (ره) به طور رسمی افتتاح شد
  2. ^ افتتاح پایگاه ملی فضایی امام خمینی (ره) در کویر استان سمنان
  3. ^ http://defense-update.com/20160424_simorgh.html
  4. ^ Krebs, Gunter. "Simorgh (Safir-2)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 15 December 2017.

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