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Posted on February 3, 2009 | tags


World: The Muslim world joins the space race, thanks to Iran

  • With God’s help and the desire for justice and peace, the official presence of the Islamic Republic was registered in space.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad • Iranian president, on the country’s first homemade satellite launched into orbit today. They’re only about 60 years behind Russia and the U.S., but who’s counting? The country claims it was for peaceful reasons, but don’t tell that to people who might be sweating over this move. • source