Spy satellite launch delayed

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    The road-map for Gokturk Block-1 was 2011.
    I hope, that the other satellites will be launched in schedule.

    This is the new schedule plan:

    - 6 spy satellites between 2012 - 2020
    ---- 3 optical satellites
    ---- 2 Synthetic Aperture Radars
    ---- 1 Infra-Red Heat-Seeker
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    To new schedule, both will be launched 2012

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    Seems like the more crap that gets send up into space, the worse our winters get here in the mid-west. I wonder...
     
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    TUBITAK = Agency for management, funding and conduct of research in Turkey.
    We are centralist State.

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    Specification of low-cost rocket carrier experiment:

    The roket is 14,7 meter in length and will be capeable of 10 kg payload.
    The payload will be released in 500 km height.
    The roket just costs about 6 Million $.
    Development of launch roket is budgeted with 145 Million $.

    http://www.spaceturk.com/kutup/ATA_1_roketsistemi.pdf


    Above budget only covers 2005-2014 period.
    This covers up to 2020:
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    Under the table it says, that in 2016 the programm will go into revision and the 2016-2020 costs are only estimated and yet not budgeted for that period.

    Project code 01-01: Development of launch roket (145 Million $)
    Project code 01-02: Development of space shuttle for manned launches (1 Billion $)
    Project code 01-03: Satellite capabilities (400 Million $)
    Project code 01-04: Space center (1,1 Billion $)
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    In the Middle-East there will be a mini-CERN built in Jordan under the SESAME project which is coordinated by UNESCO.
    Its components come from recycled components of USA, Germany, UK, Switzerland and France.
    Under SESAME, scientists from Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Palestine Authority and Turkey come together.
    It will be a mini-CERN of Middle-East.

    SOURCE: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    symmetry breaking Blog Archive Turkey plans an accelerator center


    It will be built on Ankara University, Ankara University also is coordinator between the involved universities:
    - 3 German Universities
    - 10 Turkish Universities
    Ankara University - Turkish Accelerator Center Project


    German Science Minister was also present at signing ceremony
    Deal signed on establishment of Turkish Accelerator Center [ WORLD BULLETIN- TURKEY NEWS, WORLD NEWS ]
     

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