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Ahmadinejad says he is ready to be first Iranian in space
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Posted on 02/04/2013 5:48:18 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Ahmadinejad says he is ready to be first Iranian in space Reuters – 1 hr 31 mins ago

DUBAI (Reuters) - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he was ready to be the first human sent into orbit by Iran's fledgling space program, Iranian media reported.

Iran declared last week that it had successfully launched a monkey into space and retrieved it alive, which officials hailed as a major step towards their goal of sending humans into space.

The launch added to Western concerns about Iran's space program because the same rocket technology could potentially be used to deliver a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.

"I am ready to be the first human to be sent to space by Iranian scientists," Ahmadinejad said on Monday, on the sidelines of an exhibition of space achievements in Tehran, according to the Mehr news agency.

"Sending living things into space is the result of Iranian efforts and the dedication of thousands of Iranian scientists."

Ahmadinejad is known for provocative public comments and it was unclear whether the suggestion was a serious one.

His second and final term as president ends in June, and his political star has been on the wane since he fell out with parliament early in his second term and appeared to lose the support of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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1 posted on 02/04/2013 5:48:26 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

so Iran will fake a space flight with their evil emperor in the capsule then give him a medal for first human “in Space” great


2 posted on 02/04/2013 5:49:32 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’ll be the second monkey they send up.


3 posted on 02/04/2013 5:51:18 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Sub-Driver

I would be happy to oblige!

We got some old ICBM’s lying around here SOMEWHERE!


4 posted on 02/04/2013 5:53:57 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Someone get a hold of Scotty -- time to beam up a piece of space junk...and send it to the Sun...
5 posted on 02/04/2013 5:54:57 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: yldstrk

I will donate if they agree to keep him up there forever.


6 posted on 02/04/2013 6:01:16 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Sub-Driver

“Your circuit’s dead, there’s something wrong....”


7 posted on 02/04/2013 6:03:24 AM PST by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Good deal. Make it a one-way trip.


8 posted on 02/04/2013 6:05:29 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: smoothsailing
He’ll be the second monkey they send up.

The first monkey is much, much smarter. It would be a pity if the second monkey's flight ends up a total failure.

9 posted on 02/04/2013 6:09:56 AM PST by NYRepublican72
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To: Sub-Driver

In the spirit of Muslim outreach, I volunteer to strap the Persian into the capsule (while forgetting to adequately seal the hatch).


10 posted on 02/04/2013 6:10:10 AM PST by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Sub-Driver

he’s already in space . . . that joke writes itself


11 posted on 02/04/2013 6:13:00 AM PST by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: Sub-Driver
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12 posted on 02/04/2013 6:20:07 AM PST by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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13 posted on 02/04/2013 6:33:46 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ll buy him a”One-Way”ticket!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


14 posted on 02/04/2013 6:53:20 AM PST by bandleader
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To: Sub-Driver

He has no concept of reliability engineering. No one in his right mind would volunteer to ride an Iranian rocket.


15 posted on 02/04/2013 7:04:37 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Sub-Driver
"President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he was ready to be the first human sent into orbit by Iran's fledgling space program, Iranian media reported."

Imanutjob, please go now. A monkey survived, you probably could also.

Or, maybe not - whatever. Just go.

16 posted on 02/04/2013 7:30:12 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: Sub-Driver

Sound good to me, when he’s up there maybe we can test our satellite Laser.


17 posted on 02/04/2013 7:35:35 AM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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Ahmadinejad says he is ready to be first Iranian in space - Reuters

Great!! Make him a tailgunner on the next Minuteman III launch out of Vandenberg.

18 posted on 02/04/2013 7:37:55 AM PST by pfflier
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To: Sub-Driver
Ahmadinejad says he is ready to be first Iranian in space

I thought he already was. Didn't the iranians announce last week that they had sent a monkey into space?

19 posted on 02/04/2013 7:38:53 AM PST by GoldenPup
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To: Sub-Driver

Hell, I’ll chip in a couple bucks for gas on that one.


20 posted on 02/04/2013 8:03:43 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Here is a company that would be happy to take him. Satisfied clients include Gene and Majel Roddenberry, Gordon Cooper, James Doohan, Timothy Leary and many others. The next flight departs in March 2013. He should make arrangements now to be on it.
21 posted on 02/04/2013 8:08:39 AM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Sub-Driver
Ahmadinejad wants to be the first into space from Iran? Launch him!!!
22 posted on 02/04/2013 8:23:46 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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23 posted on 02/04/2013 8:50:20 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Sub-Driver

Does it have to be in a space ship?


24 posted on 02/04/2013 9:57:12 AM PST by DPMD
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25 posted on 02/04/2013 9:59:17 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
Yep...LOL

26 posted on 02/04/2013 12:49:12 PM PST by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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