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…Into Space

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Ahmadinejad wants to be Iran’s first astronaut

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday that he’s ready to take the risk of being the first Iranian astronaut sent into space as part of Iran’s goal of a manned space flight.

“I’m ready to be the first Iranian to sacrifice myself for our country’s scientists,” the official IRNA news agency quoted him as saying in an address to space scientists in Tehran.

Space tourist Anousheh Ansari was the first Iranian to make a journey into space aboard a Soyuz TMA-9 capsule from Baikonur, Kazakhastan, in September 2006. The 40-year-old telecommunications entrepreneur paid a reported $20 million for a space station visit. Her journey became an inspiration to women in male-dominated Iran.

Iran sent a monkey into space last Monday, describing the launch a successful step toward Tehran’s plan to send an astronaut into space within the next five to six years. The monkey named “Pishgam,” which means pioneer in Farsi, reportedly traveled 120 kilometers (72 miles) and safely returned to Earth.

In 2010, Iran said it launched an Explorer rocket into space carrying a mouse, a turtle and worms.

Iran’s space officials say Iran will launch a bigger rocket carrying a larger animal to obtain greater safety assurances before sending a man into space.

Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Iran will soon send a satellite into space from its Imam Khomeini space center, which is still under construction.

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  1. F.D.R. in Hell

    February 4th, 2013

    …with the emphasis on Ass -tronaut. :eek:

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  2. Eleanor in Hell

    February 4th, 2013

    Another one? How many damn monkeys are they going to send into space before they launch a human?
    :roll:

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  3. Unneutral

    February 4th, 2013

    Well, I’m all for sending him outta here.

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  4. SR

    February 4th, 2013

    Shoot the stupid goat bugger to UrAnus.
    BonVoyage a$$hole!

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  5. Poonces

    February 4th, 2013

    Sure he wants to take a chance with his own life.

    I’m guessing he must have really pissed off the Ayatollah this time.

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  6. sTevo

    February 4th, 2013

    To the moon man, go for it. Take TFG with you.

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  7. Saxindacity

    February 4th, 2013

    Monkey see, monkey do

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  8. Monkey see monkey do

    February 4th, 2013

    Kiss my hairy little ass Ahmadinejad!
    Somebody with higher intelligence beat you to it. Bastard!

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  9. the aardvark

    February 4th, 2013

    Shouldn’t the monkey’s name be pissgam instead of pishgam. And wasn’t the idea of Pigs ( pigs are smarter than monkeys) In Space 1st done by the Muppets. I’d like to see him blast off with Link Hogthrob and Miss Piggy etc. Should be good for a few laughs at the expense of the friggin Iranians and their lousy excuse for a leader. Maybe we could get Barry to go with him, we’ll tell them its a skeet shooting trip to outer space.

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  10. Danne

    February 4th, 2013

    BANG!…..ZOOM!……………..RC

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  11. F.D.R. in Hell

    February 4th, 2013

    @ Danne

    Jackie Gleason? :-)

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  12. Danne

    February 4th, 2013

    Yep, Jackie Gleason, AKA Ralph Cramden

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  13. Stirrin the B.S.

    February 4th, 2013

    Ground Control to Ahmadinajad
    Ground Control to Ahmadinajad
    Take your cyanide pills and put your suicide vest on

    This is Ground Control to Ahmadinajad
    You’ve really made the weapons grade (uranium)
    And the papers want to know whose dinner jackets you wear
    Now it’s time to swallow the capsule if you dare

    Ground Control to Ahmadinajad
    Your circuit’s dead, there’s something wrong
    Can you hear me, Ahmadinajad?
    Can you hear me, Ahmadinajad?

    “Am I floating round my tin can
    Far above the Moon, my face is turning blue
    And there’s nothing I can do?”

    Tell my goat I love her
    I’ll meet my virgins soon
    My time has come, Allahu Akbar, KABOOM!

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  14. Bob M.

    February 4th, 2013

    Putting the “nut” in ASS-tro-NUT, huh? :-P

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  15. Glen

    February 5th, 2013

    Send him up. One Way.

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  16. Dano

    February 5th, 2013

    Make it a one way trip.

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