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Ahmadinejad Says He's Willing to Be First Iranian Astronaut
Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/2/13 | Rachel Hirshfeld

Posted on 02/04/2013 12:04:02 PM PST by Eleutheria5

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that he is willing to be the first Iranian sent into space on behalf of the nation’s space program.

"I am ready to be the first human to be sent to space by Iranian scientists," Ahmadinejad said on Monday, adding that he is willing to sacrifice his life for the country’s space program.

"Sending living things into space is the result of Iranian efforts and the dedication of thousands of Iranian scientists," he said, according to the Mehr news agency.

Ahmadinejad’s remarks come following the announcement last week that Iran had successfully launched a monkey into space.

The launch, which was hailed by Iranian officials as a major accomplishment towards their goal of sending humans into space, added to western concerns regarding the regime’s space program because the same rocket technology could potentially be used to deliver a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.

The announcement of the launch stirred questions on the Internet, with people pointing to differences between official images of the primate before takeoff and after landing,

On January 28, official Iranian media published pictures of a monkey named Pishgam (Pioneer) prior to the launch. The animal had light grey fur and a red mole above its right eye.

Later, however, the ISNA news agency released photos taken while presenting the monkey to the press after its landing which showed a darker fur and no mole.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ahmadenijad; astronaut; first; iran
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yY-cZew2xTc

If he's willing, I'm willing to wish he returns with the same mole and fur color as he previously had.

1 posted on 02/04/2013 12:04:12 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

I say we donate a rusty V-2 or a solid booster that has expired fuel in it...


2 posted on 02/04/2013 12:06:29 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Eleutheria5

Imanutjob would be the second Iranian monkey sent into space....


3 posted on 02/04/2013 12:06:46 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Eleutheria5

I think it is a great idea! as long as he has the same fate as that monkey did.


4 posted on 02/04/2013 12:08:24 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Eleutheria5

He’s already a freak’n space cadet.


5 posted on 02/04/2013 12:10:51 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Eleutheria5

I’ll chip in a buck for the outgoing flight. Return? Well, I’m a little short.


6 posted on 02/04/2013 12:11:36 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: Eleutheria5

Is there a passengerseat for hmmmm ughhhh get it out my mind, won’t say it. So 2 JackArses will be blown out in space.


7 posted on 02/04/2013 12:14:03 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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To: Eleutheria5

Do they call them astronauts over there? The soviets call them cosmonauts. We need to find a name for them...

Jihadonauts
Muslinauts
Camelhumponauts
...or just plain Nauts.


8 posted on 02/04/2013 12:14:40 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Eleutheria5

Ahmadinnerjacket as the first Iranian astronaut? Sure!

(I’m sure Mossad can arrange some kind of ‘in-flight incident’ that will blow him to hash.)


9 posted on 02/04/2013 12:14:54 PM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Eleutheria5

The ayatollahs must be driving him nuts.


10 posted on 02/04/2013 12:15:31 PM PST by MetaThought
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To: Eleutheria5

I think the rocket should look like a pink pig...

He can ride his Pink Pig Palace to Peruse Planets...


11 posted on 02/04/2013 12:16:03 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Wonder how they’ll face Mecca when it’s straight down. Ought to make for some interesting acrobatics.


12 posted on 02/04/2013 12:17:59 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Better he than an innocent monkey.

Send him up.


13 posted on 02/04/2013 12:18:49 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

“innocent” monkey? He’s grandfather to a Jooo! But Ahmadenijad is from the pig branch of the family.


14 posted on 02/04/2013 12:21:17 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I can just see the video now—complete with special effects reminiscent of an old KING KONG movie.


15 posted on 02/04/2013 12:22:14 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Eleutheria5

Stuff him into one of their modded Scuds and fire it into a mountainside.


16 posted on 02/04/2013 12:22:30 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: IYAS9YAS

Ahmadinejad Says He’s Willing to Be First Iranian Astronaut


I say, as part of NASA’s Muslim Outreach Program, let’s send him on his way, to boldly go where no sociopath has gone before.


17 posted on 02/04/2013 12:24:37 PM PST by MWestMom (Will Americans stop someone who views our children as "collateral damage" in their quest for power?)
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To: Eleutheria5

Oh, many apologies!
I hadn’t realized, monkeys are part of the Tribe, (in their sick minds).


18 posted on 02/04/2013 12:25:36 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Eleutheria5

Sounds like a win-win situation.


19 posted on 02/04/2013 12:33:16 PM PST by green pastures (Cynicism-- it's not just for breakfast anymore...)
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except that he would not be the first Iranian astronaut...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anousheh_Ansari


20 posted on 02/04/2013 12:39:40 PM PST by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: Eleutheria5

To the moon Alice, to the moon.


21 posted on 02/04/2013 12:43:14 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Eleutheria5
Mahmoud The Space Monkey

Photobucket

22 posted on 02/04/2013 12:49:40 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Geeze, that’s a terrifying picture! :-)


23 posted on 02/04/2013 1:13:55 PM PST by Afterguard (Liberals will let you do anything you want, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: freeangel

Will it be as campy as the Japanese one where he fights Godzilla?


24 posted on 02/04/2013 1:35:25 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Rio

Doesn’t count. He didn’t murder all his crew-mates the moment the g-force let go and he could stand. What the hell kind of a Muslim was he trying to pass himself off as?


25 posted on 02/04/2013 1:38:32 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Persianauts???


26 posted on 02/04/2013 1:41:14 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Cvengr

27 posted on 02/04/2013 2:07:00 PM PST by Fido969
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To: Eleutheria5

A Bad Dinner Jacket has that Jose Jimenez mojo.


28 posted on 02/04/2013 2:10:43 PM PST by dancusa (Molon Labe)
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To: Eleutheria5

Obama is so interested in being friends with him I wonder if we could get him to go along.


29 posted on 02/04/2013 2:34:12 PM PST by cquiggy
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To: Cvengr

Iranuts?


30 posted on 02/04/2013 2:59:03 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: cquiggy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IVp3uqYZZQ


31 posted on 02/04/2013 3:19:05 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

If we still had NASA, we could offer to take him up free of charge. Of course, there is no guarantee we will bring him back.


32 posted on 02/04/2013 3:44:03 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Eleutheria5

How would we know which one was the monkey if they launched him and the one they put into space recently; and launched them both at the same time?

(Have at it.... you can have field day with this one) :)


33 posted on 02/04/2013 3:59:56 PM PST by johnd201 (johnd201)
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To: Eleutheria5

Later, however, the ISNA news agency released photos taken while presenting the monkey to the press after its landing which showed a darker fur and no mole.

ISNA HEADLINE: Space Cure for moles FOUND!


34 posted on 02/04/2013 4:12:29 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: johnd201

Why would we want to know? Leave them both up there, and one of them is bound to be Ahmadenijad. As for the other, monkeys are cute but expendable.


35 posted on 02/04/2013 4:19:49 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: green pastures

The very idea of “I’m-a-dinner-jacket being blasted off into the outer space is deeply amusing. It almmost has the appearance of Poetic Justice, were this to actually occurr. Mr. Ahama’s space traveler ambition lives up to our western image of him as being a dangerous buffoon, an erst-while Mr. Limpet Meets Dr. Strangelove, if you will.

The reality is that, he is probably way too old. This is a man who has been committing (or aiding in the commision of) mortal sins enmasse since 1979, when he aided the take-over of our embassy.
I believe Mr. Amadinijad (sp) is on his way out as the appointed president, and thus wishes to establish his legacy as an accomplished coordinator of social destruction, sort of like certain other Heads Of State continue to do.


36 posted on 02/04/2013 4:47:52 PM PST by San Rafael Blue
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To: San Rafael Blue
As I read your first sentence, and before reading your Dr. Strangelove reference, I thought, "Someone really needs to do a photoshop of I'm-a-dinner-jacket as Dr. Strangelove..."



I can see no downside to sending him into space.

"This is Mahmoud Tom to Ground Control
I'm stepping through the door
And I'm floating in a most peculiar way
And the stars look very different today "

37 posted on 02/04/2013 7:53:23 PM PST by green pastures (Cynicism-- it's not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Eleutheria5
Ahmadinejad Says He's Willing to Be First Iranian Astronaut

Quick!
Before he changes his mind!

Not that it makes any difference. He's always been just the mouthpiece for the ventriloquist Ayatollahs...

Allahu Akbar!

38 posted on 02/04/2013 8:05:38 PM PST by publius911 (Look for the Union Label -- then buy something else)
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To: Eleutheria5

Yes, please God, send him to space and don’t let him come back.....


39 posted on 02/04/2013 10:07:53 PM PST by marmar ((Although, I may look different then you....my blood still runs..RED, WHITE, & BLUE. RETIRED USAF))
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To: Rio

Interesting!


40 posted on 02/04/2013 10:30:24 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Eleutheria5

The Lord is good. Send him to the moon.


41 posted on 02/05/2013 1:45:25 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

Mars! He’ll give the martians the common cold while converting them to Islam, thereby preceding a disease with its cure.


42 posted on 02/05/2013 3:51:12 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Great idea! FREE trip to mars for all the Muzzies. A whole planet to convert and chop heads.


43 posted on 02/05/2013 6:18:01 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

They will have to chop multiple heads, too. So one head will get chopped, and the other will convert. Then they’ll all die of chicken pox, just like in the Isaac Asimov’s Martian Chronicles, or the common cold, as in HG Wells’ War of the Worlds. Either way, there will be ample dessert in which to raise camels and sheep to hump, and the martians will be the more fortunate of the three.


44 posted on 02/05/2013 6:35:22 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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