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A picture shows the Iranian flag fluttering in front of a capsule,... News PhotoAnimal,Business,Flag,Horizontal,Inside Of,Iran,Kilometre,Middle East,Monkey,Science and Technology,Space Capsule,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Spacewalk,Travel,WindPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture shows the Iranian flag fluttering in front of a capsule, codenamed Pishgam (Pioneer), containing a live monkey at an unknown location on January 28, 2013, which Iranian news agencies said returned alive after travelling to an altitude of 120 kilometres (75 miles) for a sub-orbital flight. Iran took a 'big step' towards sending astronauts into space by 2020, successfully launching a monkey above the Earth's atmosphere, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi told state television. AFP PHOTO/IRNA/STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)