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Mullahs in Space

Iran may launch ‘living creatures’ into orbit

Iran is set to unveil a new “space observatory” that will serve as the centerpiece of its space program, and may launch “living creatures” into orbit “in the coming days,” according to state-run media reports.

The new space base will act as headquarters from which the Iranian military can monitor Tehran’s future “expeditionary space missions,” according to Iran’s defense minister, who was quoted Monday in Iran’s Fars News Agency.

Tehran will also unveil sometime between the end of January and early February “the latest home-made fighter jets,” Fars reported.

The Mehr News Agency quoted Iranian Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi, who serves as the regime’s minister of defense and armed forces logistics, saying that the new space base will oversee Iranian space cargo missions

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  1. Milwaukee Mike

    January 22nd, 2013

    PETA will be pissed when Israel shoots it down.

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  2. hanoverfist

    January 22nd, 2013

     
  3. historicus

    January 22nd, 2013

    The latest home-made fighter jets come equipped with the world’s largest rubber bands.

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  4. The Mad German

    January 22nd, 2013

    Code for….we want an IBCM like NK too!

    Yesireee, the 2nd coming of Jimmy Carter has done wonders for making the world safe through dialogue hasn’t he?

    and let me guess the nuclear power to fuel the thing will be loaded on the tip in the aerodynamic shape of a warhead to cut wind resistance….for…qoute/unquote space travel.

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  5. CrustyB

    January 22nd, 2013

    “the latest home-made fighter jets”

    I saw that cartoon once. Camels with bottle-rockets shoved up their asses, right?

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  6. The Mad German

    January 22nd, 2013

    I saw that cartoon once. Camels with bottle-rockets shoved up their asses, right?

    Be a great spoof on Roadrunner Wiley coyote cartoon.

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  7. Unruly Refugee

    January 22nd, 2013

    How are they going to launch a living creature into space when they can’t even get the Mahdi out of a well?

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  8. RANDO

    January 22nd, 2013

    Send Barry!

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  9. jeckelmyhyde

    January 22nd, 2013

    In space terms he Iranians would be considered like the Klingons.

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