Iranian Space Monkey critters, Hmm..., Meh., news, rockets, spacecraft Add comments Jan 282013 Iran Says It Sent a Monkey Into Space Iran claims to have lobbed a monkey 75 miles high Iran says they recovered it safely Iran says it’s a prelude to sending their own astronauts into orbit in 5 to 8 years Nobody seems to have seen Iran launch a large missile lately Meh. publiusr Into orbit? I doubt that. They might get the specs’ of the UNHA 3, but–according to Wade–they need a three-meter core for a true ICBM. Now a suborbital hop, maybe.