Tag Archives: Omid


Two weeks ago, Iran had launchedĀ its first satellite into orbit. It is hoped (and Iranian officials are not getting tired to emphasize) that Hope (the name of the satellite, omid in Farsi) will increase our knowledge and eventually lead to … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Recognition

A mini-satellite which has successfully (as they say) been launched into orbit is definitely better than an illicit test of a nuclear bomb, which some people still expect later this year in the Iranian desert. In its preparation of direct … Continue reading

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