Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that the Türksat 5A communication satellite, which was launched in the quarry, reached 31 degrees east orbit as of yesterday and said, “Testing of Türksat 5A will continue for a month. Our satellite will begin to serve the world after June.” said.
Karaismailoğlu told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the production, integration, testing and launching processes of new and domestic communication satellites are being experienced together in these days, where Turkey is increasing its speed in space studies as well as in satellite technologies.
Emphasizing that Turkey is on its way to becoming an international player in the field of satellite and space studies, Karaismailoğlu stated that they constantly update their strategic communication systems in terms of broadcasting and internet access services, and offer the innovations required by the time to the citizens simultaneously with the world.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they want to be a leader in the region and high brand value in the world with television and radio broadcasting via satellites, internet access and other value-added satellite services, and the power and efficiency of the country in space with satellite communication is very important and vital He expressed that he was.
Karaismailoğlu, who informed that Türksat 5A communication satellite, which was successfully launched in early January, continues its orbital journey, said:
“Our satellite will bring Turkey to the league of leading countries using the new Ku-Band”
Emphasizing that the satellite will carry Turkey to the league of leading countries using the new Ku-Band in television broadcasting and data communication services, Karaismailoğlu explained that Türksat 5A will serve in the fields of TV broadcasting and communication for more than 30 years thanks to the electric propulsion system.
Karaismailoğlu, stating that Turkey’s communication satellite traffic will increase in the future, “We aim to launch the Türksat 5B communication satellite, which is approaching the end of its production processes, into space in the 4th quarter of this year.” used the expressions.
Noting that Türksat 5B will serve in 42 degrees east orbit, Karaismailoğlu stated that one of the leading features of this satellite will be to increase Türksat’s existing Ka-Band data communication capacity by 15 times.
Karaismailoğlu, who pointed out that Türksat 5B will provide advanced data communication services to land, air and sea vehicles, will focus on the commercial ship and air transportation market, and with Türksat 5B, the entire Middle East, the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea, the Mediterranean, North and East Africa, Nigeria, South Africa. and informed that neighboring countries will be in the coverage area.
Karaismailoğlu stated that the production and integration processes of the Türksat 6A communication satellite, which is being developed and produced with national means, are continuing intensively, and said, “We plan to send Türksat 6A to space in 2022. said.