With the cooperation of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, Bursa Technical University, Provincial Directorate of National Education and Gökmen Space and Aviation Center, the Turkish Lunar Bases National Ideas Race with a total award of 150 thousand TL, “dealing with the bets on space architecture and extraterrestrial urbanism” was held.
BURSA (IGFA) – Metropolitan Municipality is launching another special event together with Bursa Technical University, Provincial National Education Directorate and Gökmen Space and Aviation Center in order to ‘raise awareness about space’.
The introductory meeting of the Turkey Moon Bases National Ideas Competition, which is open to the ideas of young people on the architecture of the future, and which deals with the issues of space architecture and extraterrestrial urbanism, was held at the Merinos Ataturk Congress and Culture Center. Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Leader Alinur Aktaş, Bursa Technical University Rector Prof. Dr. Arif Karademir and BTSO Deputy Leader İsmail Kuş joined the name of GUHEM.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Leader Alinur Aktaş, who spoke at the press conference, reminded that in the middle of the 10-year objectives of the Turkish Space Agency, the national and original hybrid rocket had a hard landing on the Moon .
Stating that with the soft landing on the Moon in the coming years, the door will be opened to purposes such as space architecture and extraterrestrial urbanism, Lider Aktaş said: We will always sign another valuable arrangement together. In the middle of the first 10-year goals of the Turkish Space Agency, there is a hard landing on the Moon by the end of 2023 with our own national and unique hybrid rocket, which we will fire from near-earth orbit. In the following years, it is aimed to make a soft landing on the Moon by bringing our vehicle into close orbit, this time with our own national rocket. With the ‘Turkey Moon Bases National Idea Competition’, we aim to create an infrastructure on the design and construction of conditions that contain many difficulties.”
TOTAL PRIZE 150 THOUSAND TL
Leader Aktaş, who mentioned that the results of the competition will be announced in September, said, “The competition; It will be held in 3 categories: high school and secondary school students, university students and professionals. The winners will be awarded a monetary reward of 150 thousand TL in total, 110 thousand TL by our Metropolitan Municipality and 40 thousand TL by GUHEM.
After the meeting, the protocol of the Turkey Moon Bases National Ideas Race project was signed.