The Nuri rocket failed in delivering a dummy payload – a 1.5-ton block of stainless steel and aluminium – into orbit 600 to 800 kilometres above Earth.
William Shatner's voyage to space will last for about 10 minutes. The flight will take the crew just beyond the Karman Line 100 kilometres above the Earth.
Washington says the high-resolution satellite will allow Iran to surveil the Israeli and American military bases.
The latest incident comes a week after Israel had carried out a similar strike with fighter planes, helicopters and tanks, hitting what the army said were Hamas targets in response rockets launched from Gaza.
Turkey’s leading defence company Roketsan has started to develop liquid-propellant rocket engine technology, making its first step to enter space with a locally-made rocket.
How a small hobby club reached national fame as it launched several rockets into the sky in the turbulent 60s.
Last week both rockets and tweets were fired off during the US-Iranian standoff.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim will meet on Feb. 27-28, following up on their historic first summit in June. Enterprising businesses hope to cash in on the occasion. And Vietnamese bars offer special drinks for the summit.
The world's most expensive space project celebrates its 20th anniversary on Tuesday.
As Operation Olive Branch continues, Daesh and the YPG have fired a number of rockets from across the border in Syria into Kilis and Reyhanli border towns.
The statement by Ukraine's space agency follows a report published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, alleging that the rocket engines were procured from a plant in the former Soviet Union.
The US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on six Iranian firms owned or controlled by the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group.
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