China to launch satellite for Turkey

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    [Satellite TODAY 12-10-12] Gokturk-2 is Turkey’s second homemade earth observation satellite and its scheduled Dec. 19 launch from the Chinese Jiuquan Base was announced Dec 10.
    The Gokturk-2 will launch at 6:13 p.m. Turkish local time. It will be the first National Earth Observation Satellite and was created by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and Turkish Aerospace Industries.
    The Gokturk-2 satellite aims to be used for the image requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces and as other institutions that require satellite images for agriculture, transportation and urban development with 2.5 meters of resolution
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    China end 2012 with Long March 2D launch of Göktürk-2

    December 18, 2012 by Rui C. Barbosa

    China’s closing act on the orbital launch theatre for 2012 took place today at 1612:52 UTC with the launching of the second Turkish made satellite, Göktürk-2, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. Göktürk-2 was carried into space by a Long March 2D (Chang Zheng-2D) launch vehicle.

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