Happy Monday Dinarians,
WHAT!!! Can you believe that Iarq has LAUNCHED their first SATELLITE in to Space?
I know, you are expecting me to bash some guru, or give you news as it relates to the currency of Iraq, or even this current mess with ISIS, but in a Million Years I NEVER EVER EXPECTED that I would be posting a real NEWS Article like this one!!!! Take a look:
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) On Thursday the Iraq Ministry of Science and Technology announced that Iraq plans to launch its first satellite for scientific studies, this evening, from a base in northern Russia.
A three-unit CubeSat, TigriSat, is the first satellite to be launched for Iraq. Built for the country’s
Ministry of Science and Technology by Iraqi students working at the La Sapienza University in Rome, TigriSat will be used to monitor dust storms in Iraq.
Iraq previously claimed to have launched a satellite in 1989, however this was discredited after footage of the rocket exploding during first stage flight surfaced. Analysts have also determined that it was unlikely to have been an orbital launch attempt in any case.
The ministry said in a statement that “in spite of all the difficulties and security events plaguing Iraq, today we will launch the first satellite, Dajla, at 10:11:11 pm, according to the timing of Baghdad.”
The statement stressed that “the rocket launch would be… [Continue Reading]
Well, what do you think? Yes, Iraq is going through Political turmoil right now and with that idiot Maliki trying to hold on to every little grain of power he feels he can –
But in REALITY Iraq is a much more ROBUST and STRONG Nation that even I had believed. So, I even more feel really POSITIVE about their Future after reading about them sending up their own Satellite in to Space!
~ Mr. IQD