Signatures Signed for GÖKTÜRK Reconnaissance Surveillance Satellite

Signatures were signed today for the GÖKTÜRK Renewal Reconnaissance Surveillance Satellite, which will replace the GÖKTÜRK-1 Satellite that was placed into orbit in 2016 and will meet Turkey’s high resolution image needs.

It was developed to meet the high resolution electro-optical satellite image needs of the Turkish Armed Forces. GÖKTÜRK Reconnaissance Surveillance Satellite Signatures were signed between the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) and Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) for the project.

At the ceremony held today with the participation of President of Presidency Defense Industry İsmail Demir, TUSAŞ General Manager Temel Kotil and SSB and TAI officials, the work of the SSB in the field of space technologies was mentioned. İsmail Demir, President of the Presidency of Defense Industries, For Turkey’s Space Program He stated that he would support the studies to be carried out with the Turkish Space Agency.

Rockets and launch systems will be developed for space studies:

Demir also touched upon the projects and plans to be developed in his speech. Demir stated that it is aimed to implement rockets and launch systems.Our first goal with the DELTA-V company, which was established within the SSB, is to cross the space border with a hybrid fuel rocket engine. These studies include rockets that will go into space and the systems that will launch it. We aim to develop with local opportunities. are projects” he said.

GÖKTÜRK Reconnaissance Surveillance Satellite was launched by GÖKTÜRK-1 Satellite, which was put into orbit in 2016. after the expiry of his term it will replace it and meet Turkey’s need for high resolution satellite imagery.


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Also within the scope of the project space technology in Turkey There will also be other related studies. Domestic development of most of the equipment and software required for the project is also among the targets.

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