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Göktürk 2

Göktürk 2 [TAI]

Under the turkish Göktürk-2 program, a 2.5 m resolution reconnaissance and surveillance satellite system is being developed by national resources. The project is carried out by the business partnership established by TAI and TÜBITAK Space Research Institute.

The satellite was developed and built in Turkey, except for the EOS-C optical camera of DubaiSat 1 and RazakSAT hertitage, which has been procured from South Korean Satrec Inivatiative.

The satellite was successfully launched in 2012 on a Chinese CZ-2D (2) launch vehicle.

Nation: Turkey
Type / Application: Reconnaissance, optical
Operator: Turkish Ministry of Defence
Contractors: Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) (prime); Satrec Initiative (SATRECI) (payload)
Equipment: EOS-C camera
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 3 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 450 kg
Orbit: 669 km × 689 km, 98.2°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Göktürk 2 2012-073A 18.12.2012 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)
Further Göktürk missions: