Gallium nitrate (GaN)-based photodetectors, which will be designed and produced at the Nuclear Radiation Detectors Application and Research Center (NURDAM), will be used in the lunar mission, which is aimed to be carried out within the scope of Turkey's National Space Program.
TURKSAT will participate in CABSAT 2021, the largest broadcasting fair in the Middle East, to be held in Dubai on October 26-28, with the power of its 5th generation satellite Türksat-5A. Türksat will also present its national and domestic satellite antenna family, PeycON, for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu said, "The production and testing process of the satellite to be produced is planned to be completed at the end of 2022 and to be launched within the first quarter of 2023." said.
Turkish Space Agency President Serdar Hüseyin Yıldırım, regarding the National Space Program, said, "It may take some time to take some steps, especially in big targets such as the moon and the astronaut program, but the program is not deviated." said.
An intriguing post was made on the social media account of the Turkish Space Agency. "What do you think this could be?" The question was posed. Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank used the expressions "Again fires, again me ..." regarding the intriguing sharing.