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Iran space monkey fake 02 01 2013

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A monkey named "Auspicious" has been sent 72 miles into space and then safely returned to Earth, Iran claims.
Iran space monkey fake 02 01 2013

An Iranian scientist holds a live monkey at an unknown location on January 28, 2013, which Iranian news agencies said returned alive after it traveled in a capsule to an altitude of 120 kilometres (75 miles) for a sub-orbital flight. Iran took a "big step" towards sending astronauts into space by 2020, successfully launching a monkey above the Earth's atmosphere, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi told state television.