Iran tests space launch rocket that could double as nuclear missile

Iran announced on Monday that it had tested its Zulianah space launch rocket for the first time.  Zuljanah is an 84-foot, three-stage rocket with a solid-fuel engine in its first and second stages and a liquid-fuel engine in its third stage. The rocket can loft a 500-pound payload as high as 310 miles, according to the Iranian government. This development takes place in the face of Biden administration efforts to renew nuclear talks with the Islamic Republic.

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