ANKARA: President Tayyip Erdogan has said that Allah will help us to reach the moon and we will step on the moon by 2023, God willing.
According to the International News Agency, the UAE spacecraft successfully landed on the orbit of Mars on February 9, and the next day the Turkish President announced that he would send a mission to the moon, saying that the centenary of democracy in Turkey was celebrated. Will come down and celebrate. God will help us reach the moon.
Addressing a ceremony, President Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey’s first mission will land on the moon in 2023 and fly the flag, while in the next 10 years not only missions will be sent into space but also a station will be set up in space.
The Turkish president has just expressed his desire to conquer space and reach the moon, but the plan was already launched in 2018 with the establishment of the Turkish Space Agency.
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Also last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed space technology with Elon Musk, head of the US space technology company SpaceX, and agreed to cooperate.
If President Tayyip Erdogan succeeds in achieving his goal, Turkey will become the first Islamic country to reach the moon. Turkey has recently launched a satellite into space.
It should be noted that the United Arab Emirates also intends to send a mission to the moon, while Pakistan has announced to send the first manned mission into space by 2022 with the help of China