The imagery shows significant pre-launch activity (5 February), including a Safir-class rocket and associated launch support equipment and personnel seen on and near the launch pad. According to press reports, Iran has been preparing to launch a satellite named “Dousti”, which means “friendship” in Persian. In yesterday’s satellite imagery (6Feb), the rocket and support equipment had departed, a blast mark can be seen on the rocket pad and water/run-off is near the pad that was likely used to wash down the site after the launch.
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