BackForward Satellite Programme: Göktürk 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Series of satellites with variable mission, including land observation.
  • Turkish programme: Tübitak-Uzay responsible of development and operations, sponsored by the Ministry of National Defense.
  • The satellite is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design lifetime is 5 years.
  • The orbit is sunsynchronous around 10:30.
  • For details, see
Data circulation
  • Onboard stored data and real-time data downlinked to the Tübitak-Uzay station near Ankara.
  • Processing and distribution from Tübitak-Uzay.
Programme lifetime 2012 - 2024
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned