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December 14, 2013 7:33 pm

Iran Claims Second Monkey Sent Into Space Returned Safely

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Iranian Flag, Abyaneh mountain village, Iran. Photo: Nick Taylor.

CNN – Iran says it has sent a monkey into space for the second time, representing the nation’s latest step toward sending humans into space.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted about it Saturday.

“In total, this is the 2nd monkey sent into space & returned in perfect health to #Iran. I congratulate the Leader, scientists & the nation,”Rouhani said.

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