Space Agencies

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Americas

National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationNASAUnited States
Canadian Space Agency – French: Agence Spatiale CanadienneCSACanada
Mexican Space Agency – (Spanish: Agencia Espacial Mexicana)AEMMexico
Brazilian Space Agency – (Portuguese: Agência Espacial Brasileira)AEBBrazil
Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space –  (Spanish: Asociación Centroamericana de Aeronáutica y el Espacio)ACAECosta Rica
Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities – (Spanish: Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales)ABAEVenezuela
Bolivian Space Agency – (Spanish: Agencia Boliviana Espacial)ABEBolivia
Colombian Space Commission – (Spanish: Comisión Colombiana del Espacio)CCEColombia
National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development – (Spanish: Comisión Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Aeroespacial)CONIDAPeru
National Space Activities Commission – (Spanish: Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales)CONAEArgentina

Europe

European Space AgencyESAESA
German Aerospace Center – (German: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt)DLRGermany
UK Space AgencyUKSAUnited Kingdom
Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing – Greek: Ινστιτούτο Διαστημικών Εφαρμογών και ΤηλεπισκόπησηςΙΔΕΤ/ISARSGreece
Instituto Nacional de Técnica AeroespacialINTASpain
National Center of Space Research – French: Centre National d’Études Spatiales)CNESFrance
Italian Space Agency – (Italian: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana)ASIItaly
Hungarian Space Office – (Hungarian: Magyar Űrkutatási Iroda)MŰI/HSOHungary
Lithuanian Space AssociationLSALithuania
National Space Agency of Ukraine – (Ukrainian: Національне космічне агентство України)НКАУUkraine
Bulgarian Space Agency – Space Research Institute, Solar-Terrestrial Influences Institute) Bulgarian: Българска академия на науките Bulgaria
Netherlands Institute for Space Research – (Dutch: Stichting Ruimteonderzoek Nederland)SRONNetherlands
Norwegian Space Centre – (Norwegian: Norsk Romsenter)NRSNorway
Romanian Space Agency – (Romanian: Agenţia Spaţială Română)ASR/ROSARomania
Russian Federal Space Agency – Федеральное космическое агентствоROSCOSMOSRussia
Polish Space Agency – (Polish: Polska Agencja Kosmiczna POLSA)POLSAPoland
Swedish National Space Agency – (Swedish: Rymdstyrelsen)SNSASweden

Africa

Algerian Space Agency – (French: Agence Spatiale Algérienne)ASALAlgeria
National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences – (Arabic: الهيئة العامة للاستشعار عن بعد وعلوم الفضاء‎)NARSSEgypt
National Space Research and Development AgencyNASRDANigeria
Royal Center for Remote Sensing – French: Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale (Arabic: المركز الملكي للإستشعار البعدي الفضائي‎)CRTSMorocco

Asia

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency – (Japanese: 宇宙航空研究開発機構)JAXAJapan
Indian Space Research Organisation – (Hindi: भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन))ISROIndia
China National Space Administration – (Chinese: 国家航天局)CNSAChina
Australian Space AgencyASAAustralia
National Institute of Aeronautics and Space – Indonesian: Lembaga Antariksa dan Penerbangan Nasional –LAPANIndonesia
Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and ProcessingCRISPSingapore
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency – (Thai: สำนักงานพัฒนาเทคโนโลยีอวกาศและภูมิสารสนเทศ)GISTDAThailand
National Aerospace Development Administration – (Korean: 국가우주개발국)NADANorth Korea
Korea Aerospace Research Institute – (Korean: 한국항공우주연구원)KARISouth Korea
Malaysian National Space Agency – (Malay: Agensi Angkasa Negara)ANGKASAMalaysia
National Space Organization – (Chinese: 國家太空中心)NSPORepublic of China (Taiwan)
Sri Lanka Space AgencySLSASri Lanka
Space Technology Institute (Vietnam): Viện Công nghệ vũ trụ Việt NamCNVT or STIVietnam

Middle East

United Arab Emirates Space AgencyUAESAUnited Arab Emirates
Mohammed bin Rashid Space CentreMBRSCDubai, UAE
Space Research Institute of Saudi ArabiaKACST-SRISaudi Arabia
Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency – (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Milli Aerokosmik Agentliyinin)AMAKAAzerbaijan
Iranian Space Agency – (Persian: سازمان فضایی ایران‎)ISAIran
Israeli Space Agency – (Hebrew: סוכנות החלל הישראלית‎)ISA/סל”הIsrael
National Space Agency (KazCosmos); – Kazakh Space Research InstituteNSA (KazCosmos)Kazakhstan
Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research CommissionSUPARCOPakistan
Turkish Space Agency – (Turkish: Türkiye Uzay Ajansı)TUATurkey

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Americas

Aeronautics and Space Research and Diffusion Center – (Spanish: Centro de Investigación y Difusión Aeronáutico-Espacial)CIDA-EUruguay
Paraguayan Space Agency – Spanish: Agencia Espacial del ParaguayAEPParaguay

Europe

Austrian Space AgencyALRAustria
Dutch: Belgisch Instituut voor Ruimte-AëronomieBIRABelgium
Swiss Space OfficeSSOSwitzerland
Czech: Ministerstvo dopravy České republiky Czech Republic
Portugal Space Portugal
Belarus Space AgencyBSABelarus

Africa

National Remote Sensing Center of Tunisia – FrenchCentre national de la cartographie et de la télédétection (Arabic: المركز الوطني للإستشعار عن بعد‎)CNTTunisia
South African National Space AgencySANSASouth Africa

Middle East

Space Research and Remote Sensing OrganizationSPARRSOBangladesh
Bahrain’s National Space Science AgencyNSSABahrain
Uzbek State Space Research Agency (UzbekCosmos)USSRA (UzbekCosmos)Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan National Space Agency Turkmenistan

Asia

National Remote Sensing Center of MongoliaNRSCMongolia
New Zealand Space AgencyNZSANew Zealand
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