The "Turkey’s National Space Program" announced by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan drawn attention in the European press, especially in France and German Press.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan which introduced National Space Program stated that the aim is to make Turkey a space power, "the first contact with the moon will be in 2023".
Enhance the country's space industry Erdogan and Turkey, "the peak of the global space race" explained the 10 strategic objectives to take. Erdogan expressed his 10 strategic plans to develop Turkey's space industry and to see Turkey at the "summit of the global space race".
Our primary and most important goal in the National Space Program is to make the first contact with the Moon on the 100th anniversary of our Republic. "It was emphasized that the first contact with the Moon in 2023 is the" important symbolic goal ".