Mideast Iran Space Monkey
In this photo released on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 by the Iranian Students New Agency, ISNA, a man carries a monkey named Fargam, or Auspicious, during a mission to send it into space by the rocket dubbed Pajohesh, or Research in Farsi, in an undisclosed location in Iran. Iran said Saturday it has successfully sent the monkey into space for a second time, part of an ambitious program aimed at manned space flight. Iran's state TV said that the launch of the rocket was Iran's first use of liquid fuel. It said the monkey was returned to earth safely. (AP Photo/Iranian Students News Agency) EDS NOTE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS NO WAY OF INDEPENDENTLY VERIFYING THE CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE.