Industry and Technology Minister Mehmet Fatih Kacır shared a post about Gezeravcı’s return trip on his X social media account.
Recalling that Gezeravcı carried out Turkey’s first manned space mission, Kacır said: “The man is returning. He has completed 13 scientific experiments prepared by Turkish scientists on the International Space Station. He became a source of inspiration for Turkish youth and future generations,” he said.
Stating that the Dragon capsule carrying the Axiom-3 (Ax-3) team including Gezeravcı successfully left the International Space Station, Kacır said, “The long journey has begun. Good luck.” gave his assessment.
On the other hand, the ministry’s statement said that the spacecraft is expected to land on Earth at 4:30 p.m. Turkish time on Friday, February 9, at the end of the two-day journey, saying: “This journey will set the record for the longest so far.” Break Dragon capsule transfer time. The expression was used.