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2021 : Summary of an Exciting Year for Aerospace Developments Across the World

Regardless of the pandemic, 2021 has so far been the most exciting year for Aerospace in the 21st century. With the lunar sampling mission by China, the 3 Mars missions by NASA, UAE and China, upcoming missions to Venus and the Sun, and the space tourism missions by SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin. It seems this decade there will be more advancements in space technology than the whole past space history combined. It’s an exciting time to be alive. My website is and you can read the latest developments at

The video below shows my views on the summary of the 2021 year, as one of the best years for aerospace developments.

Suggestions to University Students on how to Become Life-Ready and Industry-Ready for their Future?

It’s an exciting time to be a University student in the 21st century. This video discussed how a university student should prepare before graduation to be industry-ready as well as to be life-ready. Dr Guven, a rocket scientist, gives advice to higher education students to be the best that they can be. I also give information about the concept of a stacked degree and how the students can make an effort to get holistically ready for their future, including student internships, international competitions and much more. This video must be watched by all undergraduate students especially engineering students.

Jeff Bezos uzaya gitmek için neden 20 Temmuz’u seçti? Prof. Dr. Uğur Güven anlattı

My New Turkish Space Portal for Space Enthusiasts in Turkey

My new Turkish website for space enthusiasts in Turkey has become operational at Uzay Portal. This is a portal about Space Science and Space Technology developments in Turkish.

An Interesting Science News Website for the Truly Curious

As a Professor and a Scientist, I appreciated the site as its an interesting general science news site with very engaging interviews with scientists about current developments. Please do take a look.

Prof. Dr. Uğur Güven değerlendirdi: NASA’nın uzay aracı Mars’a indi

Dr Guven Radio Interview About Space Science and Space Technology in Turkey (in Turkish)

Dr Ugur Guven Radio Interview About Space Science and Space Technology in Turkey (in Turkish in National Radio)

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Watch International Space Station Live

You can watch the ISS online and see where it is at all times:

Watdh ISS Online

Videos of the IAC 2020 Lectures of Dr Guven

The below lectures consist of IAC 2020 presentations related to interstellar exploration, an interstellar mission to Altair, using nuclear propulsion and nuclear reactors for space4 missions, using helium-cooled reactors for Lunar Missions and some video lectures related to SETI research.  Please click the relevant video to watch it.


Dr Guven Views on Future of Aeronautics and Aviation and Astronautics post COVID19

This Video on Dr Guven Views on Future of Aeronautics and Aviation and Astronautics post-COVID19. There are a lot of exciting developments happening in the aerospace world and with the entry of the private sector into the aerospace field, there will be exciting growth of space industry and space tourism. In addition, this is the best time to choose Aerospace Engineering as a career due to what the future holds. With the upcoming Artemis Mission, Moon will be a regular stop and a stepping stone to the solar system. This video summarizes the state of affairs in the aerospace sector.