Earth Observation Mission News
Turkish satellite completes 8th year in orbit
16 August 2019
Turkey's first national earth observation satellite, named Rasat, completed its 8th year in orbit.
The satellite, with design life of 3 years, scanned 15 million square kilometers and shot more than 2,800 images in 8 years, head of Space Technologies Research Institute of Turkey's Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK) told Anadolu Agency.
Source: Hürriyet Daily News
Image credit: Hürriyet Daily News - Rasat