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    Iran successfully launched a can of worms into space today, prompting a jubilant President Ahmadinejad to brag that the Islamic Republic would soon be sending its own astronauts to orbit Earth.

    About a dozen worms joined a rat and two turtles in a research capsule aboard a Kavoshgar-3 satellite-carrying rocket launched this morning as part of an ambitious Iranian space programme that has worried Western experts who fear the same technology could be used to deliver atomic warheads.

    France reacted to the rocket launch with "great concern". A Foreign Ministry spokesman said: "This announcement can only reinforce the concerns of the international community as Iran in parallel develops a nuclear programme that has no identifiable civil aims."

    Paradoxically, the launch came only a few hours after Mr Ahmadinejad suggested that Iran would be willing to go back to a UN-brokered deal it rejected last year and send its low-enriched uranium for processing abroad. The proposal was given a cautious welcome in Western capitals.
    Full article inside. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle7013280.ece

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    Good for them. It's only worms yet tho... :rolleyes:
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    Excellent news
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    Poor worms.
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    The Iranian Space Agency isn't exactly ISS-contributor material then yet, I see.
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    I read worms as woman.
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    Interesting, lol.

    Those the first worms in space then?
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    (Original post by ghanglish)
    Poor worms.
    They must be wtfing all over the place.
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    standard reactionary iran is evil nuclear weapons muslims terror iraq israel response
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    To find another race?
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    great job iran... whats next? toilet seats? porn magazines? i mean come on, if their gonna waste all their petrol money on sending something into space it might as well be something interesting.... but... WORMS!??!

    i think its time for america to choose a new miserable country to invade that uranium sounds suspicious
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    Good for them, but I don't see how just because they have an 'ambitious space programme' Western country think it also means they are developing atomic warheads. So they are not allowed to build atomic weapons, fair enough. But now they cannot even have an space programme, I think that is a bit too much.
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    They must be real pround...
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    good for them
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    (Original post by lubus)
    great job iran... whats next? toilet seats? porn magazines? i mean come on, if their gonna waste all their petrol money on sending something into space it might as well be something interesting.... but... WORMS!??!

    i think its time for america to choose a new miserable country to invade that uranium sounds suspicious
    Do you have a better suggestion?
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    About a dozen worms joined a rat and two turtles in a research capsule
    Are they just sending random creatures into space?!? :eyeball:

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    Imagine worms wiggling about in zero gravity... :mmm:
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    Any aliens finding that spaceship full of worms must think they're being attacked by an actual Flying Spaghetti Monster. Would they just squirm about in mid-air?
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    (Original post by kamc)
    I read worms as woman.
    Me too lol. Of course worms come before Women in Iran.

    (just kidding folks):sigh:
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    Worms are natural warmongerers!

 
 
 
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