Iran Vows to Send Man Into Space Within Five Years

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

A recent report on Iran’s space program carried by one of the country’s state news channels disclosed this month that Tehran now has a new goal: To launch a man into space within the next five years. . . .

However, the U.S. diplomatic and national security class has accused Iran of using its space program as a cover to test-fire advance ballistic missile technology such as that needed to launch a nuclear weapon long distances.

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