29 July 2017 Current Affairs:
Iran successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket Simorgh into space recently.
The launch of a “Simorgh” rocket that is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds). “Simorgh” means “phoenix” in Farsi.
It took place at the Imam Khomeini National Space Station in Semnan, 220 kilometres (138 miles) east of Tehran.