Turkey successfully tests boosting system for Moon mission
Turkey's Moon mission AYAP-1 successfully tested its hybrid boosting system (HIS), the Turkish Space Agency said Wednesday.
The boosting system was developed by a Turkish company DeltaV Space Technologies.
A rover will be sent to the Moon
Turkey plans to send a rover to the Moon by the end of the decade using DeltaV's rocket engine that will first fly to the Moon in a test mission in 2023, according to Anadolu Agency.
The 'most important' mission
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has unveiled a 10-year space programme of the country earlier last year.
The Moon mission is considered the most important one of the targets in question.