Iran has announced is sent in a monkey into space again, assuming it really did so last year when two official batch of pictures showed different monkeys.

Iran’s official TV channel announced that the country’s first liquid fuel rocket carried the monkey 80 miles into space and then brought it back to Earth after the 15-minute mission. “The launch of Pajohesh is another long step getting the Islamic Republic of Iran closer to sending a man into space,” the official IRNA news agency said.

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Iran the past several years has claimed dozens of achievements, ranging from long-range missile tests to cures for cancer, and some of them have been all but proven to be false.

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