Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, said NASA's historic mission to Mars in Perseverancia start with the launch into space last year 'name to send to Mars is said campaign the most attention that 2.5 million references to Turkey's show. Minister Karaismailoğlu emphasized that Turkish people have a great interest in space and space studies as well as their ability to adapt to new technologies and said, “We, as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, support the academic studies of our youth in this direction. We quickly started to create projects that encourage our young people. We said "We are in the space race". Turkey, in 2022, Turksat 5A, 5B and 6-six active satellites which will have the participation of our country in the satellite communications field with the efficiency of the fleet will further increase. 6 satellite Turksat given support to carry Turkey to a brighter future. " used the expressions.
Record application for the "Send your name to Mars" campaign
“NASA's historic Mars mission began with the launch of Perseverance into space on July 30, 2020. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu emphasis on the importance of this mission, NASA's mission to Perseverance 'name to send to Mars' record from Turkey noted that a campaign is organized by the applicant.
Turkey, according to data released by NASA, by far the most open countries have enrolled Karaismailoğlu Minister underlined that "Full 2,5 million people has already registered the name of our country. This is a huge number for us on a global scale. At the same time, this number of applications is a clear indication of the Turkish people's ability to adapt to new technologies, as well as their interest in space and space studies. Second on the list is India, which has a population of 1,3 billion, and the USA, which holds the Perseverance mission, is third. We took indeed achieved significant success in Turkey. " said.
Karaismailoğlu noted that, as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, they support the academic studies of Turkish youth in this direction, “We have started to rapidly create projects that encourage our youth. It is our duty to create an environment where our youth can transform this interest into value for our country and the world. " used the expressions.
6 satellite Turksat given support to carry Turkey to a brighter future
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, indicating as they took important steps for Turkey's presence in space Karaismailoğlu Minister continued his speech as follows:
“We positioned our satellites in space saying 'We are in the space race'. In 2022, Türksat will further increase the efficiency of our country in the field of satellite communication with its six active satellite fleets, which will be acquired by TURKSAT 5A, 5B and 6A.
Communication satellites, which are among the projects currently undergoing production studies; We plan to send Türksat 5A to space in the last quarter of 2020 and Türksat 5B to space in the second quarter of 2021. Hopefully, we will send our first domestic and national communication satellite Türksat 6A to space in 2022.
Turksat by 6a produced in Turkey will be among 10 countries in the world that can produce communications satellite. When our communication satellites reach space, our country will have a say in the world with our image, sound and data communication as well as other value-added services.
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure will carry our country to a brighter future with the great support we give to Türksat 6A satellite, which is one of the most important steps for our country to be at the forefront of the space race. "