Kavoshgar-e Pazhuhesh sounding rocket derived from Shahab 1/2 SRBM series
Biological payload consists of female primate named "Fagram"
Fagram strapped inside Kavoshgar-e Pazhuhesh space capsule
Composite of in-flight images received from Kavoshgar-e Pazhuhesh
Kavoshgar-e Pazhuhesh capsule upon landing back to earth
Bell 214 medium-lift helicopter recovers Kavoshgar-e Pazhuhesh capsule
Flight scenario illustration provided by official Kavoshgar site
For more information on the Kavoshgar space rocket program (in Persian), click HERE.
Photos: IRNA, ISNA, FARS News Agency and ari.ac.ir