Iran launched it's first home-made satellite into orbit today - and it took about 1 minute for the BBC to articulate paranoid Western propaganda in it's News broadcasts:

"... but there are fears the technology could be used for military purposes"

Oh really? Well let me tell you what I think there are fears about - that within about a weak Israel or the West would have found some reason to murder yet more defenceless women and children minding their own business in some third world outpost.