Photo: apnews.com the Iranian launch site the rocket exploded

The Iranian carrier rocket with the satellite on Board exploded during launch at the cosmodrome of a name of Imam Khomeini.

In Iran on the territory of the space center the rocket exploded, the Associated Press reports.

Published satellite images show Iran’s launch site in Semnan province, and the smoke and the remains of the rocket.

According to the publication, in the near future Iran planned to launch the satellite Nahid 1. It is unclear whether the explosion against the launch of the satellite.

We will remind, in January the Iranian authorities also tried to launch a satellite, but he never went into orbit.