Turkey: 1st domestic communication satellite due in 2022


Turkey’s first indigenously produced communications satellite, the Turksat 6A, will be operational by 2022, said the nation’s president on Wednesday. 

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks came in Istanbul at the Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) Visionary’19 Summit, for which Anadolu Agency is the global communications partner.

The Turksat 6A satellite was developed by the Spacecraft Assembly, Integration, and Test (AIT) Center in Ankara, Turkey’s capital.
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