Credit: © Mark Wade
Military testing range, located near this Iranian religious centre, known to have been used for one launch in 1991, reaching 200 kilometers altitude.
Location: Qom Test Site,.
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Longitude: 50.9000 deg.
Latitude: 34.6500 deg.
Iran Iran, following a thirty year effort to acquire foreign technology however possible, launched its first satellite in 2009. More...
R-17 The final refinement of the R-11 design, the R-17, was exported widely and became infamous around the world by its ASCC reporting name - "Scud". It was perhaps the most famous ballistic missile of the post-war period due to its use in the Iran-Iraq 'War of the Cities' and the Gulf War. This was the definitive production version of what was essentially a storable-propellant rocket with the performance of the V-2. More...
Associated Launch Vehicles
Hwasong 6 North Korean mobile liquid propellant single stage tactical ballistic missile. Derived from Russian R-17, often referred to as 'Scud-C'. The Hwasong had a 500 km range, achieved by halving the payload. More...
Hwasong 7 North Korean mobile liquid propellant single stage tactical ballistic missile. Derived from Russian R-17, often referred to as 'Scud-D'. The Hwasong had a 700 km range with a 500 kg payload and went into service in 1994. More...
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
1991 May 1 -
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
: Hwasong 6
- Test mission - .
Nation: Iran. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).
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