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Göktürk 3

Göktürk 3 [TAI]

The turkish Göktürk-3 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) reconnaissance and surveillance satellite system is being developed by domestic resources.

The Göktürk-3 satellite will provide high-resolution images from any location in the world in day and night, and in any weather condition to meet the requirements of the Turkish military. The contract was signed in May 2013. Göktürk-3 will be developed and built in Turkey by the business partnership established by TAI, TÜBITAK Space Research Institute and ASELSAN.

The satellite is planned to be launched by end of 2019.

Nation: Turkey
Type / Application: Reconnaissance, radar
Operator: Turkish Ministry of Defence
Contractors: Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI), TÜBITAK, ASELSAN
Equipment: SAR
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Göktürk 3 - 2019

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Further Göktürk missions: