In January 2008, Israel launches TecSAR, a new spying sattelite on Iran.
Yesterday (Feb 4 2008) Iran inaugurates the Iranian space center, and launches a research rocket into space.
Then American press goes bizzerk:
Iran's Satellite Program Is `Troubling Development,' US Says
11 hours agoIran rocket test 'unfortunate': White House
15 hours agoWhite House calls Iran rocket launch "unfortunate"
23 hours ago