Launch the animals into space Iran is preparing to launch its astronauts, scheduled for 2021. The monkey Iranian scientists intend to study the work of the body in weightlessness.
The fact that Iran is going to launch into space of animals, it became known in December 2008. In this case, the Iranian authorities claimed that the country's space program is entirely peaceful. According to Iran's Aerospace Research Institute, research, including the use of animals must open the way for Iran to manned space flight.
It should be noted that before Iran has sent into space living organisms – worms, turtle and rat. In 2011, Iran had already planned to launch a monkey into space, and even started the preparatory work, but this has not happened. Reasons for starting a monkey on the Iranian missile has failed, were not disclosed.