Iran’s military satellite likely a failure

Iran’s “Noor” (Messenger) military satellite likely did not reach orbit. The United States Air Force’s 18th Space Control Squadron said it had “tracked 2 objects, NOUR 01 (Sat Catalog No. 45529), QASED Rocket Body (45530) from a space launch originating in Iran.” The Squadron, part of the new US Space Command, did not report that the […]