Iran launches new satellite into space

 Iran Monday launched its fourth satellite into space, a media report said.

IANS| Updated: Feb 02, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Tehran: Iran Monday launched its fourth satellite into space, a media report said.

The satellite is named 'Fajr' to mark the ten-day celebrations following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, IRNA news reported.

Fajr is the fourth Iranian-made satellite put into orbit.

Equipped with GPS navigation system, the satellite was put into orbit aboard the 'Safir' launch vehicle.