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This is a list of government agencies engaged in activities related to outer space and space exploration. (There is also a List of private spaceflight companies.) As of 2017, 72 different government space agencies are in existence; 14 of those have launch capability. Seven government space agencies - the United States
United States
Air Force Space Command
Air Force Space Command
(AFSPC), the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the European Space Agency
European Space Agency
(ESA), the China
China
National Space Administration (CNSA), the Japan
Japan
Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency
(RFSA or Roscosmos) have full launch capabilities; these include the ability to launch and recover multiple satellites, deploy cryogenic rocket engines and operate extraterrestrial probes. Only two currently operating government space agencies in the world - RFSA and the CNSA are capable of human spaceflight as of 2018. The name given is the English version, with the native language version below. The acronym given is the most common acronym: this can either be the acronym of the English version (e.g. JAXA), or the acronym in the native language. Where there are multiple acronyms in common use, the English one is given first. The date of the founding of the space agency is the date of first operations where applicable. If the space agency is no longer running, then the date when it was terminated (i.e. the last day of operations) is given. A link to the Agency's primary website is also given.

Contents

1 List of space agencies 2 List of space agencies with launch capability 3 List of space agencies with human spaceflight capability 4 List of space agencies with lunar soft-landing capability 5 Expected and proposed future space agencies 6 Budgets 7 World maps 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

List of space agencies[edit]

The capabilities of the space agencies are color-coded as follows

  Human Lunar Exploration + Operates Space Station + Human Spaceflight
Spaceflight
+ Operates Extraterrestrial Probes + Launch Capability + Operates Satellites   Station + Human Spaceflight
Spaceflight
+ Operates Extraterrestrial Probes + Launch Capability + Operates Satellites    Human spaceflight
Human spaceflight
+ Operates Extraterrestrial Probes + Launch Capability + Operates Satellites   Operates Extraterrestrial Probes + Launch Capability + Operates Satellites   Launch Capability + Operates Satellites   Operates Satellites   None Of The Above

Name Initialisms/Acronym Country Founded Terminated Capabilities of the space agency Ref(s)

Astronauts Operates Satellites Sounding Rockets capable Recoverable Biological Sounding Rockets capable

Air Force Space Command AFSPC  United States 15 September 1985 — Yes Yes Yes No [1][2][3]

Belarus
Belarus
Space Agency BSA  Belarus 2010 — No No Yes No [4]

Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space (Spanish: Asociación Centroamericana de Aeronáutica y el Espacio) ACAE  Costa Rica 2010 — No Yes No No [5]

Aeronautics and Space Research and Diffusion Center[citation needed] (Spanish: Centro de Investigación y Difusión Aeronáutico-Espacial) CIDA-E  Uruguay 5 August 1975 — No No No No —

Mexican Space Agency (Spanish: Agencia Espacial Mexicana) AEM  Mexico 30 July 2010 — Yes Yes Yes No —

Algerian Space Agency French: Agence Spatiale Algérienne Berber: Tafullut Tadzayrit n Tallunt Arabic: الوكالة الفضائية الجزائرية‎ ASAL  Algeria 16 January 2002 — No Yes No No —

Asia Pacific Multilateral Cooperation in Space Technology and Applications[citation needed] (Chinese: 亚太空间技术应用多边合作会议) AP-MCSTA

International  China  Pakistan  Thailand

February 1992 — No Yes No No —

Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (Japanese: アジア太平洋地域宇宙機関会議) APRSAF

International  Australia  Bangladesh  Brunei  Bhutan  Canada  Cambodia  China  France  Germany  India  Indonesia  Japan  Laos  Malaysia  Mongolia  Myanmar    Nepal  New Zealand  Pakistan  Philippines  Russia  Singapore  South Korea  Sri Lanka  Thailand  United States  Vietnam

1993 — No Yes No No —

Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization Chinese: 亚太空间合作组织 APSCO

International  Bangladesh  China  Indonesia  Iran  Mongolia  Pakistan  Peru  Thailand  Turkey

28 October 2005 — No Yes No No —

German: Agentur für Luft- und Raumfahrt (Aeronautics and Space Agency); also Austrian Space Agency; (Austrian Solar and Space Agency 1977–1987) ALR  Austria 12 July 1972 — No No No No [6][7]

Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Milli Aerokosmik Agentliyinin ( Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
National Aerospace Agency) ( Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
National Aerospace Agency 1974–2013 AzerCosmos[8]) AMAKA  Azerbaijan 21 February 1974 — No Yes No No —

Bahrain’s National Space Science Agency (NSSA) NSSA  Bahrain 9 April 2014 — No No No No [9]

Dutch: Belgisch Instituut voor Ruimte-Aëronomie French: Institut d’Aéronomie Spatiale de Belgique (Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy) BIRA IASB BISA  Belgium 25 November 1964 — Yes No No No [10]

Spanish: Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales (Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities) ABAE  Venezuela 1 January 2008 — No Yes No No [11]

Portuguese: Agência Espacial Brasileira (Brazilian Space Agency) AEB  Brazil 10 February 1994 — Yes Yes Yes[12] No [13]

UK Space Agency UKSA  United Kingdom 1 April 2010 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [citation needed]

Bolivian Space Agency Spanish: Agencia Boliviana Espacial ABE  Bolivia 2012 — No Yes No No [14][15][16]

Bulgarian: Българска академия на науките (Space Research Institute, Solar-Terrestrial Influences Institute) Bulgarian Space Agency ИКИ-БАН SRI-BAS ИСЗВ-БАН STIL-BAS  Bulgaria 1987 — Yes Yes No No [17]

Canadian Space Agency French: Agence spatiale canadienne CSA ASC  Canada 1 March 1989 — Yes Yes Yes No [18]

China
China
National Space Administration (Chinese: 国家航天局) CNSA  China 22 April 1993 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [19]

Spanish: Comisión Colombiana del Espacio (Colombian Space Commission) CCE  Colombia 18 July 2006 — No No No No [20]

Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing[citation needed] CRISP  Singapore 1995 — No Yes No No

Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems CCSDS

International Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) British National Space Centre (BNSC) Canadian Space Agency
Canadian Space Agency
(CSA) Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) China
China
National Space Administration (CNSA) Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR) European Space Agency
European Space Agency
(ESA) Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE) Japan
Japan
Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(NASA) Russian Federal Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency
(RFSA)

1982 — No No No No —

Committee on Space Research COSPAR

International  Argentina  Armenia  Australia  Austria  Belgium  Bulgaria  Brazil  Canada  China  Republic of China
China
(Taiwan)  Czech Republic  Denmark  Egypt  Finland  France  Germany  Greece  Hungary  India  Indonesia  Iran  Israel  Italy  Japan  Mexico  Netherlands  Nigeria  Norway  Pakistan  Poland  Portugal  Romania  Russia  Slovakia  South Africa  Spain  Sweden   Switzerland  Thailand  Turkey  Ukraine  United Kingdom  United States European Space Agency UNESCO

1958 — No No No No [21][22][23]

Czech: Ministerstvo dopravy České republiky (Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
- Space Technologies and Satellite
Satellite
Systems Department[citation needed][24]) [1] Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic  Czech Republic 2003[citation needed] — No No No No [24]

Danish: Danmarks Rumcenter (Danish National Space Center) DRC DNSC  Denmark 1 January 1968 31 December 2006 Yes No No No [citation needed]

Danish: Dansk Rumforskningsinstitut (Danish Space Research Institute) DRKI[permanent dead link] DSRI  Denmark 1 January 2005 31 December 2006 No Yes No No [citation needed]

European Space Agency (French: Agence spatiale européenne) (German: Europäische Weltraumorganisation) ESA ASE EWO

ESA  Austria  Belgium  Canada  Czech Republic  Denmark  Estonia  European Union  Finland  France  Germany  Greece  Hungary  Ireland  Italy  Luxembourg  Netherlands  Norway  Poland  Portugal  Romania  Spain  Sweden   Switzerland  United Kingdom

31 May 1975 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [25][26]

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Thai: สำนักงานพัฒนาเทคโนโลยีอวกาศและภูมิสารสนเทศ) GISTDA สทอภ  Thailand 3 November 2002 — No Yes No No [27]

German: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Center) DLR  Germany 1969 — Yes Yes Yes No [28]

Hungarian: Magyar Űrkutatási Iroda (Hungarian Space Office) MŰI HSO  Hungary January 1992 — No Yes No No

Indian Space Research Organisation (Hindi: भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन) ISRO इसरो  India 15 August 1969 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [29]

Greek: Ινστιτούτο Διαστημικών Εφαρμογών και Τηλεπισκόπησης (Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing) ΙΔΕΤ ISARS  Greece 1955 — No Yes No No [citation needed]

Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial INTA  Spain 1942 — Yes Yes Yes No [30][31][32]

Iranian Space Agency (Persian: سازمان فضایی ایران‎) ISA  Iran 2003 — No Yes Yes Yes [33][34][35]

Israeli Space Agency (Hebrew: סוכנות החלל הישראלית‎) ISA סל"ה  Israel April 1983 — Yes Yes Yes No [citation needed]

Italian Space Agency (Italian: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana) ASI  Italy 1988 — Yes Yes Yes No [36][37]

Japan
Japan
Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japanese: 宇宙航空研究開発機構) JAXA  Japan 1 October 2003 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [38][39]

National Space Agency (KazCosmos); Kazakh Space Research Institute NSA (KazCosmos); SRI  Kazakhstan 1991 — Yes Yes No No —

New Zealand
New Zealand
Space Agency NZSA  New Zealand April 2016 — No No No No —

Korean Committee of Space Technology (Korean: 조선우주공간기술위원회) KCST  North Korea 1980s 2013 No Yes Yes No [40][41][42]

National Aerospace Development Administration (Korean: 국가우주개발국) NADA  North Korea 2013 — No Yes Yes No [43]

Korea Aerospace Research Institute (Korean: 한국항공우주연구원) KARI  South Korea 10 October 1989 — Yes Yes Yes No [citation needed]

Lithuanian Space Association[citation needed] LSA  Lithuania 2007 — No Yes No No [44]

Malaysian National Space Agency (Malay: Agensi Angkasa Negara) ANGKASA  Malaysia 2002 — Yes Yes No No [45]

National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA  United States 1 October 1958 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [46]

National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (Arabic: الهيئة العامة للاستشعار عن بعد وعلوم الفضاء‎) NARSS  Egypt 1994 — No Yes No No [47]

French: Centre National d’Études Spatiales (National Center of Space Research) CNES  France 19 December 1961 — Yes Yes Yes No [48]

Paraguayan Space Agency (Spanish: Agencia Espacial del Paraguay) AEP  Paraguay 26 March 2014 — No No No No —

Spanish: Comisión Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Aeroespacial (National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development)[citation needed] CONIDA  Peru 11 June 1974 — No Yes Yes No [49]

Spanish: Comisión Nacional de Investigaciones Espaciales (National Commission for Space Research) CNIE  Argentina 1961 1991 No No Yes Yes [50][51]

Spanish: Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (National Space Activities Commission) CONAE  Argentina 28 May 1991 — No Yes Yes No [50]

Indonesian: Lembaga Antariksa dan Penerbangan Nasional (National Institute of Aeronautics and Space) LAPAN  Indonesia 27 November 1964 — Yes Yes Yes No [citation needed]

National Remote Sensing Center of Mongolia[citation needed] NRSC  Mongolia 1987 — No No No No [52]

French: Centre national de la cartographie et de la télédétection (Arabic: المركز الوطني للإستشعار عن بعد‎) (National Remote Sensing Center of Tunisia)[citation needed] CNT  Tunisia 1988 — No No No No —

Uzbek State Space Research Agency (UzbekCosmos) USSRA (UzbekCosmos)  Uzbekistan 2001 — No No No No [2] [53]

Ukrainian: Національне космічне агентство України (National Space Agency of Ukraine) НКАУ NSAU  Ukraine 2 March 1992 — Yes Yes Yes No [3]

National Space Organization (Chinese: 國家太空中心) NSPO  Republic of China
China
(Taiwan) 3 October 1991 — No Yes Yes No [54]

National Space Research and Development Agency NASRDA  Nigeria 1998 — No Yes No No [citation needed]

Dutch: Stichting Ruimteonderzoek Nederland (Institute for Space Research Netherlands) SRON  Netherlands 1983 — Yes Yes No No [citation needed]

Norwegian: Norsk Romsenter (Norwegian Space Centre) NRS NSC  Norway 1987 — No Yes Yes No [55]

Pakistan
Pakistan
Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Urdu: پاکستان خلائی و بالا فضائی تحقی‍قاتی کمیشن‎) SUPARCO سپارکو  Pakistan 16 September 1961 — No Yes Yes No [citation needed]

Portuguese: Gabinete do Espaço da FCT (FCT Space Office)[citation needed] [56] FCT SO  Portugal 2009 — No No No No —

Romanian: Agenţia Spaţială Română (Romanian Space Agency) ASR ROSA  Romania 1991 — Yes Yes No No [citation needed]

former Egypt
Egypt
Remote Sensing Center EASRT-RSC  Egypt 1971 1994 No No No No [47]

French: Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale Berber: Ammas Amrrukan n Tallunt (Arabic: المركز الملكي للإستشعار البعدي الفضائي‎) (Royal Center for Remote Sensing)[citation needed] CRTS  Morocco December 1989 — No Yes No No —

Russian: Федеральное космическое агентство (Russian Federal Space Agency) ROSCOSMOS  Russia c.1992 — Yes Yes Yes Yes [citation needed]

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Space Agency[citation needed] SLSA  Sri Lanka 2010 (Proposed)[needs update] — No Yes No No [57]

Turkish: TÜBİTAK Uzay Teknolojileri Araştırma Enstitüsü (TÜBİTAK UZAY) (TUBITAK Space Technologies Research Institute) TÜBİTAK UZAY  Turkey 1985 — Yes Yes No No —

Russian: Советская космическая программа (Soviet space program) СССР  Soviet Union ca. 1955 ca. 1991 Yes Yes Yes Yes [citation needed]

Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization SPARRSO  Bangladesh 1980 — No No No No [58]

Polish: Polska Agencja Kosmiczna POLSA (Polish Space Agency) POLSA POLSA  Poland 2014 — Yes Yes No No [citation needed]

South African National Space Agency SANSA  South Africa 9 December 2010 — No No No No [59]

Space Research Institute of Saudi Arabia[citation needed] (Arabic: معهد بحوث الفضاء‎) KACST-SRI  Saudi Arabia — — No Yes No No —

Vietnamese: Viện Công nghệ vũ trụ Việt Nam (Space Technology Institute (Vietnam)) CNVT or STI VAST-STI  Vietnam 20 November 2006 — Yes Yes No No [60]

Swedish: Rymdstyrelsen (Swedish National Space Board) SNSB  Sweden 1972 — Yes Yes Yes No [citation needed]

Swiss Space Office SSO   Switzerland — — No No No No [citation needed]

Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan
National Space Agency

 Turkmenistan 2011 — No No No No [61]

United Nations
United Nations
Office for Outer Space Affairs UNOOSA  United Nations 13 December 1958 — — — — — [62]

United Nations
United Nations
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space UNCOPUOS

 Albania  Algeria  Argentina  Australia  Austria  Belgium  Benin  Bolivia  Brazil  Bulgaria  Burkina Faso  Cameroon  Canada  Chad  Chile  China  Colombia  Cuba  Czech Republic  Ecuador  Egypt  France  Hungary  Germany  Greece  India  Indonesia  Iran  Iraq  Italy  Japan  Kazakhstan  Kenya  Lebanon  Libya  Malaysia  Mexico  Mongolia  Netherlands  Nicaragua  Niger  Nigeria  Pakistan  Peru  Philippines  Poland  Portugal  South Korea  Romania  Russia  Saudi Arabia  Senegal  Sierra Leone  Slovakia  South Africa  Spain  Sudan  Sweden   Switzerland  Syria  Thailand  Turkey  United Kingdom  United States  Ukraine  Uruguay  Venezuela  Vietnam

12 December 1959 — — — — — —

United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
Space Agency (Arabic: وكالةالإمارات للفضاء‎) UAESA  United Arab Emirates 2014 — No Yes No No [63]

Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (Arabic: على مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء‎) MBRSC Dubai,  United Arab Emirates 6 February 2006 (as EIAST) 2015 (as MBRSC) — No Yes No No [64]

List of space agencies with launch capability[edit]

Space agency Country Founded Terminated Capabilities of the space agency Ref(s)

Name Acronym Launch capable Multiple Satellites Launch capable Developed and Deployed Cryogenic Rocket
Rocket
Engines Operates Extraterrestrial Probe Recoverable Satellites capable

Air Force Space Command AFSPC  United States 15 September 1985 — Yes Yes Yes No Yes [65][66]

China
China
National Space Administration (Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家航天局) CNSA  People's Republic of China 22 April 1993 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [19]

European Space Agency (French: Agence spatiale européenne) (German: Europäische Weltraumorganisation) ESA ASE EWO

ESA  Austria  Belgium  Canada  Czech Republic  Denmark  Finland  France  Germany  Greece  Hungary  Ireland  Italy  Luxembourg  Netherlands  Norway  Portugal  Poland  Romania  Spain  Sweden   Switzerland  United Kingdom

31 May 1975 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [25][26]

Iranian Space Agency (Persian: سازمان فضایی ایران‎) ISA ISA  Iran 2003 — Yes No No No No

Israeli Space Agency (Hebrew: סוכנות החלל הישראלית‎) (Arabic: وكالة الفضاء الإسرائيلية‎) ISA סל"ה  Israel April 1983 — Yes No No No No [citation needed]

Italian Space Agency (Italian: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana) ASI  Italy 1988 — Yes Yes No No No [67]

Korean Committee of Space Technology (Korean: 조선우주공간기술위원회) KCST  North Korea 1980s — Yes No No No No [citation needed]

Korea Aerospace Research Institute (Korean: 한국항공우주연구원) KARI 항우연  South Korea October 1989 — Yes No No No No [citation needed]

Indian Space Research Organisation (Hindi: भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन) ISRO इसरो  India 15 August 1969 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [68]

Japan
Japan
Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japanese: 宇宙航空研究開発機構) JAXA  Japan 1 October 2003 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [38]

National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA  United States 1 October 1958 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [46]

French: Centre National d’Études Spatiales (National Center of Space Research) CNES  France 19 December 1961 — Yes Yes Yes No No [48]

Ukrainian: Національне космічне агентство України (National Space Agency of Ukraine) НКАУ NSAU  Ukraine 2 March 1992 — Yes Yes No No No [citation needed]

Russian: Федеральное космическое агентство ( Russian Federal Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency
(Roscosmos)) ROSCOSMOS RFSA  Russia ca. 1992 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [citation needed]

Russian: Советская космическая программа (Soviet space program) СССР  Soviet Union ca. 1955 ca. 1991 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [citation needed]

List of space agencies with human spaceflight capability[edit]

Space agency Country Founded Terminated Accomplished tasks by the space agency Ref(s)

Name Acronym Human Spaceflight
Spaceflight
capable Human Space launch
Space launch
capable Spacewalk capable Space Rendezvous and Docking capable Operates Space Station

China
China
National Space Administration (Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家航天局) CNSA  People's Republic of China 22 April 1993 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [19][69]

Russian: Федеральное космическое агентство (Russian Federal Space Agency) ROSCOSMOS RFSA  Russia ca. 1992 — Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [70]

Russian: Советская космическая программа (Soviet space program) СССР  Soviet Union ca. 1955 ca. 1991 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [70]

List of space agencies with lunar soft-landing capability[edit]

Space agency Country Founded Terminated Accomplished tasks by the space agency Ref(s)

Name Acronym Circumlunar Manned Spaceflight Unmanned Moon Soft Landing Unmanned (automated) lunar rover operation Automated Lunar sample return mission Manned Moon Landing and sample return

China
China
National Space Administration (Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家航天局) CNSA  People's Republic of China 22 April 1993 — No Yes Yes No No

National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA  United States 1 October 1958 — Yes Yes No[71] No[72] Yes [46]

Russian: Советская космическая программа (Soviet space program) СССР  Soviet Union ca. 1955 ca. 1991 No Yes Yes[73] Yes[74][75] No [76]

Expected and proposed future space agencies[edit]

Space agency Country Possible expected date of foundation Current status Ref(s)

Name Acronym

Australian Space Agency (name not yet confirmed) tbc  Australia 2018 (details to be announced in March 2018) Goal to initially focus on satellites to reduce dependency on overseas agencies. [77][78]

Philippine Space Agency PSA  Philippines — At proposal stage [79]

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Aeronautics and Space Agency SLASA  Sri Lanka

Immediate goal is to construct and launch two satellites. Sri Lankan Telecommunications Regulatory Commission has signed an agreement with Surrey Satellite
Satellite
Technology Ltd to get relevant help and resources. [80][81]

African Space Agency AfriSpace African Union — Proposed in 2015 [82][83][84][85]

Pan-Arab Space Agency PASA Arab League — Stalled. Proposed in 2009, at progress stage. [86]

South American Space Agency

South America — Proposed in 2011, at progress stage [87]

Budgets[edit] The annual budgets listed are the official budgets for national space agencies available in public domain. The budgets are not normalized to the expenses of space research in different countries, i.e. higher budget does not necessarily mean more activity or better performance in space exploration.[88][89] Note also that budget could be used for different projects: e.g. GPS is maintained from the US defence budget, whereas ESA's money is used for developing the European Galileo positioning system. The data for authoritarian countries are unreliable. For European contributors to ESA, the national budgets shown include also their contributions to ESA.

Budgets of different space agencies.

Agency (country/region) Budget (in millions of US $)

NASA
NASA
(USA)

19,500

ESA (Europe)

6,271

Roscosmos
Roscosmos
(Russia)

3,272

CNES
CNES
(France)

2,600

DLR (Germany)

2,500

JAXA
JAXA
(Japan)

2,030

ASI (Italy)

1,800

CNSA (China)

1,780

ISRO (India)

1,400

CSA (Canada)

488.7

UKSA (UK)

414

KARI (South Korea)

366

ASA (Algeria)

360

SSAU (Ukraine)

250

CoNAE (Argentina)

180

ISA and ISRC (Iran)

139

INTA (Spain)

135

NSO (Netherlands)

110

SNSB (Sweden)

100

SUPARCO (Pakistan)

82

SANSA (South Africa)

11.8

SSO (Switzerland)

10

AEM (Mexico)

8.34

Country/ region Agency Budget (in millions of US $) Reference Year

 United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration 19,500 [90][91] 2017

 Austria  Belgium  Czech Republic  Denmark  European Union  Finland  France  Germany  Greece  Ireland  Italy  Luxembourg  Netherlands  Norway  Poland  Portugal  Romania  Spain  Sweden   Switzerland  United Kingdom

European Space Agency 6,271 [92] 2017

 Russia Russian Federal Space Agency 3,272 [93] 2015

 France French Space Agency 2,600 [94] 2017

 Germany German Aerospace Center 2,500 [95] 2015

 Japan Japan
Japan
Aerospace Exploration Agency 2,030 [96] 2013

 Italy Italian Space Agency 1,800 [97] 2014

 China China
China
National Space Administration 1,300 [98] 500 (official)

 India Indian Space Research Organisation 1,400 [99][100] 2017-18

 Canada Canadian Space Agency 488.7 [101]

 United Kingdom UK Space Agency 414 [102]

 South Korea Korea Aerospace Research Institute 366 [103] FY 2007

 Algeria Algerian Space Agency 360 [104] 2017

 Ukraine State Space Agency of Ukraine 250 [105]

 Argentina Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales 180 [106] 2016

 Iran Iranian Space Agency
Iranian Space Agency
and Iranian Space Research Center 139 [107] 2014-15

 Spain Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial 135 [108] 2009

 Netherlands Netherlands
Netherlands
Space Office 110 [109]

 Sweden Swedish National Space Board 100 [110] 2011

 Brazil Brazilian Space Agency 100 [111] 2015

 Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission 75.1 [112] 2010-11

 South Africa South African National Space Agency 11.8 [113] 2014-15

  Switzerland Swiss Space Office 10 [114]

 Mexico Mexican Space Agency 8.34 [115]

  World All space agencies (Total of listed budgets) About 43,400

World maps[edit]

Countries capable of Manned Space Flight

Countries with Extraterrestrial Probes

Space Launch capable countries

Countries with Sounding Rockets

Satellite
Satellite
operating countries

Countries with Astronauts

See also[edit]

Spaceflight
Spaceflight
portal

NewSpace List of private spaceflight companies Space program of Luxembourg

References[edit]

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