Iran Plans to Send a Chimp Into Space

Posted by on Feb 04, 2013 at 7:44 am

First a monkey, now a chimp.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he’s ready to be the first Iranian astronaut sent into space as part of Iran’s goal of manned space flight.

Ahmadinejad says he’s willing to sacrifice his life for Iran’s ambitious space program.

His comments were reported on Monday by the official IRNA news agency.

Iran sent a monkey into space last Monday, describing the launch a successful step toward Tehran’s plan to send an astronaut into space within the next five to six years.

That possible launch would be an excellent time for some Israeli sabotage.

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2 Responses to “Iran Plans to Send a Chimp Into Space”

  1. Tom on 4/04/13 at 4:17 pm

    if they want to get scientific data they need the most intelligent astronaut they can find…. send the monkey!