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Date TimeAugust 29, 2019
VoiceA rocket at an Iranian space center that was to conduct a satellite launch criticized by the U.S. apparently exploded on its launch pad Thursday, satellite images show, suggesting the Islamic Republic suffered its third failed launch this year alone.
Satellite photos show burning Iran space center launch pad
State media and officials did not immediately acknowledge the incident at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran's Semnan province.
In previous days, satellite images had shown officials there repainted the launch pad blue.

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