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Iranian astronaut as mission commander to the ISS

Jasmin Moghbeli, an astronaut of Iranian descent selected by NASA as the mission commander to the (International space station) ISS.

I am very pleased that Iranian-born astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli has been chosen as the commander of the NASA mission currently working on the International Space Station. The selection of an Iranian woman as a leader for such a momentous assignment is an honor for all Iranians. I congratulate Lieutenant Colonel Commander Jasmin Moghbeli as well as her family and send my best wishes for her continuous success and happiness.

Farah Pahlavi