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Iranian TV Airs Footage Of 'Space Monkey'

Iranian TV Airs Footage Of 'Space Monkey'
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Iran's Press TV has broadcast footage of a monkey that officials say traveled in a capsule to an altitude of 120 kilometers for a suborbital flight and returned safely to Earth. Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi told state television that Iran had taken a "big step" toward sending astronauts into space by 2020. (Press TV via Reuters)