Mideast Iran Space Monkey

February 5, 2013 - 5:31 AM
In this picture obtained from the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, an Iranian technician holds a monkey after reportedly riding an Iranian rocket into space, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. One of two official package of photos of Iran's famed simian space traveler depicted the wrong monkey, but that the primate really did fly up into orbit and return safely, a senior Iranian space confirmed Saturday Feb 2 2013. (AP Photo/ISNA, Borna Ghasemi) EDS NOTE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS NO WAY OF INDEPENDENTLY VERIFYING THE CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE.