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Iran Launches Satellite Monitoring System

June 16, 2014

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran launched a satellite monitoring system dubbed "Iran Sat" in Alborz Space Center, in the Central part of the country.

The center includes a receiving system of "Unisean-36" for receiving satellite images of "Modis" and another system for receiving image and data from Eumetcast satellite network, the Iranian students news agency reported. "Iran Sat" presents band width services on Badr-5 joint telecommunications satellite. It also uses fully-centered services using electronic devices. Eumetcast network satellite gathers, processes and sends images mainly for weather forecasting. It is working jointly with European countries and European Space Agency. Unisean-36 receiving system was launched by a construction company in Alborz Space Center in April. It is now receiving measuring Modis images of Terra and Aqua satellites which are capable of receiving remote-sensing images.        

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Source: FARS News Agency

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