Iran’s space monkey launch does not pose military threat, say experts

Iran’s newest space-related development does not threaten the U.S., say experts.

Iran’s space monkey launch does not pose military threat, say experts

Science Recorder | Matt Palso | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Iran has reached a milestone goal in its quest to send human astronauts into space, by successfully launching a monkey into orbit and returning it safely to the Earth. Iranian state television reported Monday that a rocket named Pishgam, meaning Pioneer in Farsi, traveled straight upward into the thermosphere to reach a height of 75 miles before returning to the planet's surface... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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