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Türksat 5B satellite to come online next week

Türksat 5B telecommunication satellite will be put in service next week on June 14, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu has announced.

"After a five-month journey, Türksat 5B reached orbit on May 17. Performance and orbit tests were conducted successfully. Now it is time to put the satellite in service," Karaismailoğlu said.

Astronaut crew returns to Earth after six months on ISS

NASA's Crew-3 mission returned home to Earth on May 6 after six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

The SpaceX Dragon Endurance spacecraft with NASA astronauts Kayla Barron, Raja Chari and Tom Marshburn, as well as European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer, undocked from the orbital laboratory a day earlier.

Elon Musk: Starlink Satellite Internet is Now Available in Ukraine

Billionaire Elon Musk announced late last night that his company SpaceX's Starlink satellite broadband service is available in Ukraine, with SpaceX sending more terminals to the country whose Internet has been disrupted by the Russian invasion, Reuters reported.

"The Starlink service is already active in Ukraine. More terminals are on the way," Musk wrote on Twitter.

Rocket set to hit Moon was built by China, not SpaceX

Astronomy experts say they originally misread the secrets of the night sky last month: It turns out that a rocket expected to crash into the Moon in early March was built by China, not SpaceX.

A rocket will indeed strike the lunar surface on March 4, but contrary to what had been announced, it was built not by Elon Musk's company, but by Beijing, experts now say.

Inspiring story of mini-satellite becomes ‘documentary’

The story of Grizu-263A, Turkey's first mini-satellite that was sent into space recently, has been made into a documentary film.

The film tells the story of the production process of the mini satellite, which was launched with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Base in the U.S. on Jan. 13.

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