Turkish Space Agency (TUA) announced that its membership to the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) was registered on Monday.
“Our official membership to the IAF, the largest space organization with more than 407 members from 71 countries, has been registered at the IAF general assembly held today,” said TUA on Twitter.
“We will continue to work with all our strength to make Turkey has a say in international space studies,” it added.
Established in 2018, TUA is a state institution that is responsible for the preparation of the strategic plans governing the medium and long-term goals on aeronautics and space technologies, basic principles and approaches, objectives and priorities, performance indicators as well as the methods to achieve these goals and the distribution of resources.
Founded in 1951, the IAF is the world’s leading space advocacy body that brings leading space agencies, companies, research institutions, universities, societies, associations, institutes and museums worldwide together.