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 successfully launched in 2012 on a Chinese CZ-2D (2) launch vehicle.
|Type / Application:||Reconnaissance, optical|
|Operator:||Turkish Ministry of Defence|
|Contractors:||Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) (prime); Satrec Initiative (SATRECI) (payload)|
|Power:||3 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries|
|Orbit:||669 km × 689 km, 98.2°|
|Göktürk 2||2012-073A||18.12.2012||Jq LC-43/94||CZ-2D (2)|