Iran successfully launches second military satellite Noor-2 into orbit
- The Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) successfully launched a military satellite, Noor-2, into orbit at an altitude of 500 kilometres (311 miles) from earth, on March 08, 2022.
- This is the second military satellite launched by Islamic Republic.
- The first military satellite, Noor, was launched in April 2020 at an orbit of 425km (265 miles) above the earth’s surface.
- Noor means light in Persian language.
Points to Remember:
- Noor is a military satellite launched by which country?