By Parviz Tarikhi
Provides a close examine the occasions and regulations surrounding the Iranian house endeavor.
For those that see the rage of development and flow of the Iranian area recreation from the skin, it may be obscure what is going on backstage. even if, for one that observes those occasions firsthand, they tackle a really assorted which means. during this ebook, the writer brings new and assorted profiles of Iran’s area exercise to mild. Iran claims to be the 9th major kingdom on this planet in a position to production satellites and launching them, plans to land an astronaut at the Moon inside a decade, and says its personal president plans to be the 1st Iranian astronaut to commute into area. the writer explains during this e-book that now not all of those claims are rather as they appear. as well as technical causes, the booklet additionally contains old, criminal, social and cultural elements of Iran’s area application in addition. it's the author’s objective to create a tangible feeling of Iran’s area activity for the readers.
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