Space Camp Turkey Senior Staff
Group Manager – Rıza Tolga Yıldırım
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Astronomy and Space Sciences from Ege University. Between 1998 and 2000, he worked as a manager in a private company. Mr. Yıldırım worked as a Flight Director between 2000-2002 and as the manager of Global Friendship Through Space Education Foundation (GFTSE) between 2002-2018 at Space Camp Turkey. He also worked as the manager of Educational Outreach Department which also included the management of GFTSE. Mr. Yıldırım is currently the Group Manager at Space Camp Turkey.
Expert - Dr. Mevlüde Karadağ
Graduated from Middle East Technical University with a B.S. in Chemistry. Has a master's degree and Ph.D. in Nuclear Science. Taught high school science classes for 9 years before joining Space Camp Turkey in 1999, prior to its opening in June 2000. Dr. Mevlüde Karadağ is currently the senior camp expert at Space Camp Turkey.
Marketing and PR Manager - Emre Aday
Mr. Aday has a B.S. in Astronomy and Space Sciences from Ege University and Executive MBA degree from Izmir University of Economics. Emre Aday has held various positions in the operations and marketing departments of Space Camp Turkey, and he currently works as the Marketing and Public Relations Manager.
Operations and Education Team Leader - Özlem Eliçevik
Ms. Eliçevik graduated from Ege University with a B.S. in Astronomy and Space Sciences and joined Space Camp Turkey in 1999. Since the day of Space Camp Turkey’s establishment, Ms. Eliçevik undertook different tasks and currently works as the Operations and Education Team Leader.
Marketing and PR Team Leader – Ayşemine Çağlayan
She holds a bachelor's degree in Ege University, Faculty of Communication, Public Relations and Advertising Department. Ms. Çağlayan undertook different tasks in the field of Press and Public Relations in several different marketing, advertising and organization agencies and finally joined Space Camp Turkey in 2011.
Educational Outreach Team Leader – Nurcan Subaşı
Ms. Subaşı graduated from Ege University with a B.S. in Astronomy and Space Sciences. Since 2001, she undertook several different tasks in the Operations and Educational Development departments and currently works as the Educational Outreach Team Leader.