U.S. President Donald Trump released an image Aug. 30 of a failed rocket launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran, pre-emptively denying U.S. involvement in the accident and wishing Iran luck in finding out the cause. The Safir space launch vehicle, which in 2017 delivered four small satellites to low Earth orbit, exploded on the launch pad on Aug. 29, according to news reports. “The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final ...


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