Iran Plans to Launch “Monkey” Into Space Soon

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Talk about back to the future. Tracing the rocket plumes that the U.S., Soviet Union and France blazed a half-century ago, Iran has announced plans to send a monkey into space before September.

“Kavoshgar-5 will carry a biological capsule containing a monkey into space,” Hamid Fazeli, the chief of the of Iranian Space Agency, tells the Islamic Republic News Agency.

Or will it be a nuclear warhead disguised as a monkey?