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Göktürk-2 Completed its Second Year in Orbit

Issue 58

As of 18th December 2014, Turkey’s First High Resolution Remote Sensing Satellite Göktürk-2 completed its second year in orbit with success. 

Göktürk-2 was indigenously designed by TAI - Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. and TÜBİTAK Space cooperation between 2007 and 2012. The spacecraft flight model  was integrated and tested at TAI’s AIT (Space Systems Assembly, Integration and Test Centre) Facilities in Akıncı/Ankara and the satellite was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China, with a LM-2D Launcher.

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