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Space Agencies and Governmental Institutions


EUROPE
 
 
EUROPE
 
AUSTRIA
Aeronautics and Space Agency of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) – 2004 (ASA in 1972)
http://www.ffg.at/content/agentur-fuer-luft-und-raumfahrt-der-ffg

BELGIUM
Belgium Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
http://www.belspo.be/belspo/res/rech/spatres_en.stm/

BULGARIA
Space Research in Bulgaria - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRI-BAS) - 1987
http://www.space.bas.bg/

CROATIA
Croatian Space Agency (CSA) - 2002
http://www.csa.hr/forum/

CZECH REPUBLIC
Czech Space Office (CSO) - 2003
http://www.czechspace.cz/

DENMARK
National Space Institute -Technical University of Denmark (DTU Space) - 2007 (DSRI in 1968)
http://www.space.dtu.dk/

FINLAND
Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES) - 1983
http://www.tekes.fi/
Finnish Space Portal

FRANCE
National Center for Space Studies(CNES) - 1961
http://www.cnes.fr/

GERMANY
German Aerospace Center (DLR) - 1997 (DARA in 1989)
http://www.dlr.de/

GREECE
Institute for Space Application and Remote Sensing - National Observatory of Athens (ISARS-NOA) - 1955
http://www.space.noa.gr/

HUNGARY
Hungarian Space Office (HSO) - 1992
http://www.hso.hu/

IRELAND
Astronomy and Space Sciences Committee – Royal Irish Academy
https://www.ria.ie/Our-Work/Committees/Committees-for-Science/Astronomy-and-Space-Sciences-Committee.aspx
Science Foundation Ireland
http://www.sfi.ie/

ITALY
Italian Space Agency (ASI) - 1988
http://www.asi.it/

NETHERLANDS
Netherlands Space Office (NSO) - 2008
http://www.spaceoffice.nl/

NORWAY
Norwegian Space Center (NSC) - 1987
http://www.spacecentre.no/

POLAND
Space Research Center - Polish Academy of Science (SBK-PAN) - 1977
http://www3.cbk.waw.pl/

PORTUGAL
Science and Technology Foundation - Space Office

ROMANIA
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) - 1991
http://www.rosa.ro/

RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) - 1992
http://www.federalspace.ru/

SPAIN
National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA)- 1942
http://www.inta.es/
Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
http://www.cdti.es/

SWEDEN
Swedish National Space Board (SNSB)- 1972
http://www.snsb.se/

SWITZERLAND
State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER)
http://www.sbf.admin.ch/htm/themen/weltraum_de.html

UKRAINE
National Space Agency of Ukraine (NSAU) - 1992
http://www.nkau.gov.ua/

UNITED KINGDOM
United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) – 2010 (BNSC in 1985)
http://www.ukspaceagency.bis.gov.uk/
 
 
AFRICA
 
 

ALGERIA
Algerian Space Agency (ALSA) - 2002
http://www.asal-dz.org/

EGYPT
National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS) - 1971
http://www.narss.sci.eg/

LIBYA
Libyan Centre for Remote Sensing and Space Science
http://www.lcrss.org/

MOROCCO
Royal Center for Remote Sensing (CRTS) - 1989
http://www.crts.gov.ma/

NIGERIA
National Space research and Development Agency - Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (NASRDA)- 1999
http://www.nasrda.gov.ng/

SOUTH AFRICA
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) - 2010
http://www.sansa.org.za/

TUNISIA
National Mapping and Remote Sensing Center - Ministry of National Defence (CNCT) - 1988
http://www.cnt.nat.tn/
 
 
ARGENTINA
National Commission for Space Activities (CONAE) - 1991 (CNIE in 1961)
http://www.conae.gov.ar/

BRAZIL
Brasilian Space Agency (BSA) - 1994
http://www.aeb.gov.br/

CANADA
Canadian Space Agency (CSA) - 1989
http://www.space.gc.ca/

CHILE
Chilean Space Agency - 2001
http://www.agenciaespacial.cl/

“Decree concerning the Establishment of a Presidential Advisory Committee Known as the Chilean Space Agency”
Supreme Decree n. 338 of 17 July 2001(original version)
Supreme Decree n. 338 of 17 July 2001(unofficial translation)

COLOMBIA
Colombia Space Commission (CCE) - 2006
http://www.cce.gov.co/

ECUADOR
Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency (EXA) - 2007
http://exa.ec/

MEXICO
Mexican Space Agency (AEXA) - 2010
http://www.aexa.tv/

PERU
Space Agency of Peru - National Commission of Aerospace Research and Development(CONIDA) - 1974
http://www.conida.gob.pe/

UNITED STATES
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)- 1958
http://www.nasa.gov/

URUGUAY
Aeronautics and Space Research and Dissemination Centre – National Authority of Civil Aviation and Aeronautical Infrastructures (CIDA-E/DINACIA) - 1975
http://www.dinacia.gub.uy/

VENEZUELA
Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities (ABAE)
http://www.abae.gob.ve/
 
 
ASIA PACIFIC
 
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) – 1993
http://www.aprsaf.org/

Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) - 2005
http://www.apsco.int/

AUSTRALIA
Australian Government Space Portal
http://www.space.gov.au/

AZERBAIJAN
Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency (ANASA) - 1975
http://www.science.az/en/amaka/agentlik/

BANGLADESH
Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organisation (SPARRSO) - 1980
http://www.sparrso.gov.bd/

CHINA
China National Space Administration (CNSA) - 1993
http://www.cnsa.gov.cn/

INDIA
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) - 1969
http://www.isro.org/

INDONESIA
National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) - 1964
http://www.lapan.go.id/

IRAN
Iranian Space Agency (ISA) - 2003
http://www.isa.ir/

ISRAEL
Israel Space Agency (ISA) - 1983
http://www.most.gov.il/

JAPAN
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) – 2003 (NASDA in 1969, ISAS in 1964, NAL in 1955)
http://www.jaxa.jp/

KAZAKHSTAN
National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KAZCOSMOS) - 1991
http://www.kazcosmos.kz/

MALAYSIA
National Space Agency (ANGKASA) - 2002
http://www.angkasa.gov.my/

MONGOLIA
National Remote Sensing Center of Mongolia - 1987

NORTH KOREA
North Korea Space Agency (NKSA) - 1980

PAKISTAN
National Space Agency of Pakistan - Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) - 1964
http://www.suparco.gov.pk/

REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) - 1989
http://www.kari.re.kr/

SAUDI ARABIA
Space Research Institute - King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
http://www.kacst.edu.sa/

SINGAPORE
Center for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing - National University of Singapore (CRISP-NUS)
http://www.crisp.nus.edu.sg/

TAIWAN
National Space Organization (NSPO)- 1991
http://www.nspo.org.tw/tw/

THAILAND
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) - 2002
http://www.gistda.or.th/

TURKEY
Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) - 1991
http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Emirates Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST)
http://www.eiast.ae/

VIETNAM
Space Technology Institute (STI) - 2006
http://www.sti.vast.ac.vn/
 
 
 
Last update: 25 May 2011