Iran reports launch of small satellite into orbit
that Iran launched over the past years and is expected to remain in orbit for about two months. The two earlier satellites -- Omid , launched in 2009, and Rasad, sent into orbit in June 2011 -- lasted three weeks and 82 days, respectively. IRNA said Navid
Exclusive: Talent agency CAA plans Silicon Valley office
own relationships with Hollywood outside the talent agencies as well. Last November, Twitter recruited former CAA executive Omid Ashtari to be its "L.A. person" as he told AllThingsD.com. Twitter told the blog that that Ashtari will be charged with
Iranian government protests Cannes Film Festival ban on von Trier over Nazi remarks
banned from filmmaking for 20 years on charges that include "making propaganda" against the ruling system. Rasoulof's "Be Omid e Didar" ("Goodbye") won a prize at Cannes, but the director was not allowed to travel to France to accept it.
Iran Launches Second Satellite Into Orbit
Wednesday. There was no independent confirmation. It is the second satellite Iran has reportedly put into orbit. The first, named Omid , was launched in 2009. The Iranian TV report said the new satellite is designed to produce high resolution maps. Iran's
Iran's Space Program Cover For Military Buildup?
outside analysts. Confirmed success finally came with the launch of the Safir-2 rocket Feb. 3, 2009. That rocket placed an Omid satellite weighing some 44 to 60 pounds (20 to 27 kilograms) into low Earth orbit. The cube-shaped satellite is almost 16
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electronic data and live footage back to earth. In 2009, Iran launched a domestically made satellite and put it into orbit for the first time. It has said the Omid satellite was launched for peaceful telecommunications and research purposes.
Iranian Official: Satellite Launch Just the Beginning
use the successful Feb. 2 launch of its Omid store-and-forward communications satellite ..... Reaza Taghipour Anvari of ISA said Omid 's development is viewed by the Iranian ..... expected for the 60-pound (27-kg) Omid , which measures 40 cubic centimeters and