FILE - This file photo released June 16, 2011, by the Iranian Defense Ministry, claims to show launching the Safir, or Ambassador, satellite carrier, which carries Iran's Rasad, or Observation, ... more 
FILE - This file photo released June 16, 2011, by the Iranian Defense Ministry, claims to show launching the Safir, or Ambassador, satellite carrier, which carries Iran's Rasad, or Observation, satellite into earth orbit, in an undisclosed location. Iran launched its first satellite aboard an Iranian-built rocket in 2009 and its second in June, 2011. In February, 2012, it successfully launched a Navid satellite into orbit with a missile launch-vehicle called the Safir. (AP Photo/Iranian Defense Ministry,Vahid Reza Alaei, File) EDS NOTE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS NO WAY OF INDEPENDENTLY VERIFYING THE CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Iranian Defense Ministry,Vahid Reza Alaei, File
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