GÖKTÜRK-2 IS IN SPACE - 18.12.2012
The first Turkish high resolution earth observation satellite, Göktürk-2, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on 18th of December. Göktürk-2 was carried into space by a Long March 2D (Chang Zheng-2D) launch vehicle.
After RASAT, which has 7,5 m resolution Turkish made earth observation satellite, GÖKTÜRK-2 is the second successfully launched and on orbit Turkish made earth observation satellite.
|RASAT is in its targeted ORBIT!
The launch was successfully performed with the Dnepr launch vehicle from Yasny Launch Base of Russia, on 17th of August. RASAT was reached on-target orbit, at the 689 km high, at 10:12:20 Turkish Time.
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|RASAT is on the way to launch!
RASAT, the first earth observation satellite designed and manufactured in Turkey, is transported to Russian Federation for launch. RASAT is designed, manufactured and tested by TUBITAK Space Technologies Research Institute (TUBITAK UZAY), with funding from Turkish State Planning Office (DPT). 15.06.2011
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