Iran Orbits "Dummy" Satellite - NOT

Iran ready to put Muslim countries' satellite in orbit, Reuters

"Iran said on Monday it was ready to help fellow Muslim states launch satellites into orbit after it successfully put a dummy satellite into orbit -- a move that may increase Western suspicions over its atomic ambitions."

Pentagon doubts Iranian rocket test succeeded, CNN

"The Pentagon does not believe an Iranian rocket test over the weekend was successful, despite reports in the official Iranian media saying the Islamic Republic had launched its first vehicle capable of placing a satellite in orbit. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, looks at an Iranian rocket before the recently reported launch. "The Iranians did not successfully launch the rocket," a senior U.S. defense official told CNN Monday."

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