İMECE is preparing for space travel


Turkey Serdar Space Agency Chairman Huseyin Yildirim, reported the ongoing construction of high-resolution earth observation satellite will be launched next year, IMEC’s ​​space.

Lightning, AA correspondent that arrived in Bursa to participate in various programs, significant progress in recent years in Turkey, he said catheter space.

Stating that space is a difficult area, Yıldırım explained that the National Space Program was prepared with common sense in a period of 1.5 years.

Turkey Serdar Space Agency Chairman Huseyin Yildirim, reported the ongoing construction of high-resolution earth observation satellite will be launched next year, IMEC’s ​​space.

Turkey Serdar Space Agency Chairman Huseyin Yildirim: “We will next year jumped to space”

Yıldırım stated that İMECE, one of the ongoing projects, “the first domestic high-resolution earth observation satellite” is now in its final phase.

“I hope we are planning to launch IMECE next year. IMECE is a remote sensing satellite, will be in close orbit. It will do an important task. It has a sub-meter resolution camera. It is very important for us because IMECE is made with a localization rate of up to 60 percent. Our engineers, technicians, designers, all of them have labor in its design and even in some of its components and subsystems. “

Explaining that İMECE is now in the stage called “flight model”, Yıldırım said, “We call it the flight model. The model to be sent to space has begun to be collected. Other models have been completed and tested. The last time we are at the assembly stage of the model that will be sent to space. Next year we will launch it into space.” ” said.

Lightning, given that therefore the exact date taken outside of launch services by drawing can not help gold, “in 2022, but what month what day is unclear. Yet Turkey is not fırlata space satellite by their own means. It is also the target of a deficiency and the National Space Program. I hope it 10 We will do it year after year, but now we are taking this service with others and their program determines us. used the expressions.