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.
 Posted by at 8:58 am
  • 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.