For the first time in the 100th anniversary of our Republic, a Turk will go into space. Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank said in a statement that the first Turkish citizen to be sent to the International Space Station has been determined and President Erdogan will announce the candidates.
The President will announce the first Turkish citizen who will go to space
Speaking at the Health Sciences University Technology Development Center Opening Ceremony, Mustafa Varank stated that the first Turkish citizen who will go into space and conduct scientific research will be announced soon. According to the news of Hürriyet, the people who will go to space will be announced by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Stating that the health status of the person who will go to space is also very important, Varank states that the University of Health Sciences plays a big role in this regard. It was announced that the person selected to go to space was determined after the health and psychological tests conducted by the University of Health Sciences.
Industry and Technology Minister Varank made the following statements at the opening ceremony:
“We will soon send a Turkish citizen to the International SPACE Station on the 100th anniversary of our Republic. Our friend will perform the scientific experiments there. The University of Health Sciences contributed a lot to the selection of space travelers. Our candidates are known, and soon our President will share their names with the public. In its 100th year, Turkey will send one of its citizens to the International Space Station, and the Turkish citizen will represent our red flag on the space station.
We will only be able to learn the name of the first Turkish citizen who will go to space with the President’s statement. So what do you think about a Turk going to the International Space Station? You can share your views with us in the comments section.