Document Type : Research Paper


1 - Department of Science and Technology, University of National Defense and Strategic Research, Tehran, IRAN - Department of Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran,IRAN

2 Department of Science and Technology, University of National Defense and Strategic Research, Tehran, IRAN


The need to stay in space and use its advantage in different perspectives, has led our country to take steps to use satellite technology. In this regard, constructing an advanced satellite launch site with all the modern facilities is one of the key issues. Imam Khomeini Space Center is the first permanent launch platform of the Islamic Republic of Iran. In 1389, it was announced that due to existing geographic constraints, research was conducted to build the second space center in Chabahar. In this paper, using several performed studies on the infrastructure of the advanced space centers around the world as well as various simulation methods, a conceptual design for the Chabahar launch site is presented. Full descriptions of the launch platforms, processing complex, assembling of satellites, etc. are illustrated. The design and construction of the Chabahar launch site will be a major step forward in the development of the space industry of Islamic Republic of Iran.


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