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Rasad-1 (Persian:Observation) was an Iranian satellite which was launched in 2011. The third Iranian satellite, and the second to be launched successfully using an indigenous rocket, Rasad-1 was Iran's first imaging satellite.
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The Rasad-1 satellite re-entered the Earths atmosphere on the 6th July, 2011 @ 04:15 GMT 40 minutes.

Inclination: 55.66
Revolution Number: 338
Predicted Location: 2.6N, 217.9E



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The Rasad-1 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 6th July, 2011 @ 03:49 GMT 4 hours.

RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11186.87064210  .07195758  11963-4  38107-3 0   755
2 37675 055.6603 204.2188 0003125 190.7105 169.5662 16.42603555  3313

Period: 88.33 minutes
Inclination: 55.66
Apogee: 197 km
Perigee: 187 km
Revolution Number: 336
Predicted Location: 53.5S, 109.8E



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The Rasad-1 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 6th July, 2011 @ 03:17 GMT 9 hours.

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RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11186.74888984  .06776392  11933-4  45728-3 0   744
2 37675 055.6558 204.8543 0003147 124.1067 236.2011 16.40714049  3291

Period: 88.33 minutes
Inclination: 55.66
Apogee: 197 km
Perigee: 187 km
Revolution Number: 336
Predicted Location: 42.5N, 12.2E



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The Rasad-1 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 6th July, 2011 @ 03:19 GMT 14 hours.

RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11186.44387331  .00900564  11836-4  10000-3 0   720
2 37675 055.6608 206.4129 0004541 151.9128 208.2956 16.36481671  3249

Period: 88.42 minutes
Inclination: 55.66
Apogee: 202 km
Perigee: 191 km
Revolution Number: 336
Predicted Location: 36.7N, 19.8E



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The Rasad-1 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 6th July, 2011 @ 07:06 GMT 48 hours.

RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11185.34138892  .02123183  11626-4  51731-3 0   677
2 37675 055.6619 212.0119 0008291 116.4081 244.0808 16.28582823  3069

Period: 88.64 minutes
Inclination: 55.66
Apogee: 215 km
Perigee: 199 km
Revolution Number: 338
Predicted Location: 8.9S, 166.4E



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The Rasad-1 satellite that was launched on the 15th June, 2011, is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 6th July, 2011 @ 06:33 GMT 48 hours.

RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11182.44819998  .00776615  11404-4  39471-3 0   558
2 37675 055.6649 226.5310 0015826 101.2065 259.1114 16.19659890  2594

Period: 89 minutes
Inclination: 55.67
Apogee: 236 km
Perigee: 214 km
Revolution Number: 340
Predicted Location: 27.1S, 21.4E



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The Rasad-1 satellite that was launched on the 15th June, 2011, is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 27th June, 2011 @ --:-- GMT -- hours.

RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11173.83780268 +.00472897 +12069-3 +52007-3 0 00268
2 37675 055.6706 269.1089 0029308 095.1476 265.2953 16.08198961001202

Period: 89.51 minutes
Inclination: 55.67
Apogee: 269 km
Perigee: 231 km
Revolution Number: -
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Iran satellite is step towards human space flight

On 15 June, Iran put its second ever satellite, Rasad-1, into orbit 260 kilometres above Earth. The nation hopes to use the experience to launch a monkey into space this year and, by 2019, a human. The worry is that such rockets could also be used to fire missiles at targets on Earth.
At 15 kilograms, Rasad-1 may be tiny, but it is a boost to Iran's space capabilities, says Brian Weeden of the Secure World Foundation think tank, headquartered in Washington DC.

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Orbital groundtrack

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RASAD1
1 37675U 11025A   11167.61220826  .00320650  56176-4  47642-3 0    60
2 37675 055.6730 299.5398 0034419 080.4214 280.2868 16.03171346   209

Period: 89.86 minutes
Inclination: 55.68
Apogee: 292 km
Perigee: 243 km

The country does not have an operational satellite of its own but Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi announced in December that two satellites, Fajr and Rassad-1, would be launched by the end of the current Iranian year to March 20.
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