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Space Technologies
Research Institute

TÜBİTAK Space Technologies Research Institute is Türkiye's leading organization in the field of space with its RASAT, GÖKTÜRK-2, İMECE and TÜRKSAT-6A satellites. TÜBİTAK UZAY has been developing operational satellite systems and subsystems with domestic and national history in this field, in which it has been active for more than 20 years.

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News & Announcements

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Türkiye's Second Astronaut Tuva Cihangir Atasever Completes Suborbital Research Flight

Turkey's second astronaut Tuva Cihangir Atasever, Virgin Galactic's "VSS ...
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Optical Systems Research Laboratory

TUBITAK UZAY Optical Systems Research Laboratory (OPMER) is a research center for satellite technologies ...
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Gabon Delegation Visited TÜBİTAK UZAY

On May 14, 2024, a delegation from Gabon's General Directorate of Scientific Research, TUBITAK ...
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We Attended STC 2024 - Space Technologies Conference

Hosted by the Turkish Space Agency, the Central Eurasia Space Technologies ...
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Within the scope of Turkey's first lunar mission (AYAP-1), the 2nd Scientific Working Group Meeting was held on January 30 and 31, 2024, hosted by Türk Hava Kurumu University

Organized by TÜBİTAK UZAY, Turkey's Moon Mission 2nd Scientific Study ...
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Our first astronaut Alper Gezeravcı started his space journey as part of a science mission on January 19, 2024 00.49!

Our first Astronaut Alper Gezeravcı on January 19, 2024 00.49 Science Mission ...
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ABOUT US

Who We Are

TÜBİTAK UZAY is the leading research and development entity in Türkiye in the field of rapidly developing space technologies and applications. With its impressive heritage portfolio, UZAY develops subsystems and application projects such as communication systems, stargazers and flight computers, as well as turnkey operational satellite systems.

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Technology & Solutions

TÜBİTAK UZAY develops many subsystems and application projects such as communication systems, star trackers and flight computers, as well as domestic and national operational satellites in order to ensure the technological independence of our country in the field of space technologies.

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Infrastructures & Services

TÜBİTAK UZAY, Turkey's leading research and development organization in the rapidly developing field of space technologies, has been operating in the field of satellite technology research and development since 2001. Our Institute, whose product portfolio includes BİLSAT, RASAT, GÖKTÜRK-2 and İMECE satellites that have successfully served our country, has proven its reliability in all processes at the system and subsystem level (AIT etc.) with its operational products.

In fact, the RASAT satellite, which had a design life of three years, successfully served for 11 years and was recently retired. GÖKTÜRK-2 and İMECE satellites, on the other hand, continue to serve successfully with their subsystems and components realized with domestic and national capabilities.

TÜBİTAK UZAY responds to the needs in the field of space both through the services it provides through its infrastructures and through the transfer of information through consultancies.

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Our Satellites

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2003

BİLSAT

Turkey's First Earth Observation
Satellite
rasat-g-1-500X

2011

RASAT

First National Observation
Satellite
gokturk-2-g-500X

2012

GÖKTÜRK-2

Turkey's First National Military Intelligence
Satellite
imece g 2 500X

2023

İMECE

Turkey's First Sub-meter Resolution Earth Observation Satellite
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2024

TÜRKSAT-6A

Turkey's First Domestic and National Communication
Satellite

Frequently
Asked
Questions

What is TÜBİTAK BİLGEM's field of activity?

TÜBİTAK Informatics and Information Security Advanced Technologies Research Center (BİLGEM) is a national R&D center that produces solutions in the fields of informatics, information security and advanced electronics within the framework of the needs of the public and private sectors in civilian and military fields under the Republic of Turkey. Conducting scientific and technological research at international standards with more than 40 years of experience and strong human resources, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM acts with the principle of producing independent and innovative solutions.

TÜBİTAK BİLGEM, which continues its activities under the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey, can operate anywhere in the world within the framework of the duties and authorization given to it.

Where is TÜBİTAK BİLGEM located?

TÜBİTAK BİLGEM operates in Kocaeli / Gebze and Ankara Campuses, while the Headquarters is located in Gebze Campus.

When was TÜBİTAK BİLGEM established?

TÜBİTAK BİLGEM was established in 2010 with the merger of the National Electronics and Cryptology Research Institute (UEKAE) and the Information Technologies Institute (BTE) under the same roof.

Is TÜBİTAK BİLGEM a government office?

Description. TÜBİTAK BİLGEM is a national R&D center and a public institution operating under TÜBİTAK and the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey.

Which positions can I work at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM?

In line with the needs of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM, "R&D Personnel, Expert Personnel, Technicians/Technicians, Service Personnel" from different fields are employed.
Employment varies according to the candidates' field of education within the framework of the position they want to work. The qualifications required for a position are clearly stated in the application conditions of the job advertisements published by TÜBİTAK BİLGEM.

What are the requirements for working at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM?

Any Turkish citizen who is a citizen of the Republic of Turkey, has a clean criminal record, meets the foreign language requirements, and meets the qualifications required for the position can work at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM.

How can I apply for a job/internship?

Job advertisements published by our Head Office can be found on TÜBİTAK BİLGEM's corporate website bilgem.tubitak.gov.tr and social media accounts.

Job applications can be submitted on TÜBİTAK's corporate website kariyer.tubitak.gov.tr is made through the Job Application System.

Internship applications are carried out centrally by the Presidential Human Resources Office. kariyerkapisi.cbiko.gov.tr at the following address

Are the technologies developed by TÜBİTAK BİLGEM also used around the world?

As one of the largest R&D centers in Turkey, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM's technologies and products have transcended the borders of the country. These indigenous and national technologies are actively used by many countries (Europe, America, Asia and Africa, etc.) together with NATO within the framework permitted by our government.

Thanks to these efforts of our organization, our country has become a country that can export technology abroad in the fields of informatics and information security and compete with the giants of the world.

Are national products developed in the field of Cyber Security exported abroad?

Nationally developed products, especially those containing national crypto algorithms, are not exported abroad for security reasons. Within the scope of confidentiality and cooperation agreements, permission procedures for the production, export and import of items included in the "List Subject to Control" specified under the main headings in Law No. 5201 can only be carried out under the responsibility and knowledge of the Ministry of National Defense. 

Our Work in Space

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