Iran: Iran and Russia have agreed to jointly launch a remote sensing satellite. The agreement came during a meeting between Iranian Communications and Information Technology Minister Reza Taqipour and Russian Communications and Mass Media Minister Igor Olegovich Shchegolev in Russia last week.
According to the agreement, the launch of a remote sensing satellite and a telecommunications satellite has been placed on the Iranian Communications Ministry’s agenda for the current Iranian calendar year, informed Mohammad Hosseinpour, an advisor to the Communications Minister..
However, further negotiations between Caspian Sea littoral states will be necessary before the plan can be implemented, he added.
Source: Tehran Times