Erdogan met with Turkish astronaut ataserer

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with the second Turkish astronaut Tuva Jihangir Atasvere.

The head of state talked with the Atasverage at Esenbog Airport in Ankara before departure to Spain.

The meeting was attended by the wife of Turkish President Emine Erdogan, Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatikh Kajir, family members of the astronaut.

Earlier on June 8, Tuva Jikhangir Atasevers went into space as part of a suborbital flight on board the VSS Unity cosmoplane.

The launch took place from the Spaceport cosmodrome located in New Mexico (USA).