(FILES) A file picture taken on August 16, 2008 shows an Iranian flag fluttering in front of Iran’s Safir-2 rocket carrying the Omid (Hope) satellite before it’s launch in a space station at an undisclosed location in the Islamic republic. Iran’s news agencies reported on February 3, 2009, that it has placed its first home-built satellite Omid in orbit using a Safir-2 rocket in a move that is set to raise new concerns in the international community. AFP PHOTO/STR/VAHIDREZA ALAI