Iran introduces Nahid-1 satellite introduced to UN

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA – Iran's satellite dubbed as Nahid-1 was introduced at the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) as the country's achievement.

Reports on Nahid-1 satellite details were also released in the 55th session of Committee on Peaceful Uses of the Outer Space.

Nahid is an Iranian solar-powered observation satellite.

The 55th session of COPUOS was held on Jan 29- Feb 11.

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 to govern the exploration and use of space for the benefit of all humanity: for peace, security and development. The Committee was tasked with reviewing international cooperation on peaceful uses of outer space, studying space-related activities that could be undertaken by the United Nations, encouraging space research programs, and studying legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

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