Top 7 Popular Space Agencies in the World

7. SSI – Space Studies Institute in California

The Institute for Space Studies in California is a non-profit organization established in 1977.

It has some very important research priorities like research on non-terrestrial materials.

The institute’s research on transport related mechanisms is useful to understand the orbit missions.

6. JAXA – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was established in 2003.

Its main work is to look at technological development, research work, and launch of satellites into orbits,

moon research, asteroid data and many other space researches. It is also responsible for observing the rainfall and carbon dioxide monitoring.

5. CNSA – China National Space Administration

CNSA is currently involved in the deployment of satellites for telecommunication and Earth observations.

In 2003 China joined America and Russia in the trio to make human spaceflight capabilities.

Its latest unmanned lunar-lander and rover reached the moon successfully in 2013.

4. ISRO – Indian Space Research Organisation

ISRO has become the first Asian space agency to reach Mars orbit.

It is the first agency in the world which has achieved this mission in the very first attempt.

ISRO, formed in 1969, has so far launched 75 spacecraft.

3. ESA – European Space Agency

ESA are one of the best in launching vehicles for space orbits. It was established in 1975 by ten member states.

2. RFSA – Russian Federation Space Agency

RFSA is one of the partners of the ISS or the international Space station.

It is one of the leading agencies actively engaged in development of space vehicles, launchers and ground based infrastructure.

Founded before NASA in 1922

1. NASA – the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, of the United States, undoubtedly holds the first place.

It was established in October 1958 and has been involved in high profile space programs since then.

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