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Iran | Jahromi: Zafar-2 June ready for launch

Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced Zafar-2 satellite is ready for launch and stressed that after the next Simorgh satellite carrier was ready, Zafar-2 would be launched on June.

Referring to Zafar-2 specifications, Jahromi said "Zafar-2 has the same design as Zafar-1 whit a stronger camera and has a higher resolution and 16 meters spatial resolution while Zafar-1 is 25 meters. It has the same specification as Zafar-1 with a weight of 113 kg and is supposed to be in a 530 km orbit. The new satellite is pursuing the same goals as Zafar-1."

Zafar-2 satellite is ready, the official added, noting that the satellite is set to be launched in June when the next Simorgh carrier will be ready.