top 10 space agency in the world
10. German Aerospace Centre (DLR)
German Aerospace Centre,
also known as DLR, was founded on
April 24, 1959.
DLR is a scientific research institute located in Cologne, Germany.
9. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX)
Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (
) was founded on
14 March 2002
by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of providing affordable access to space.
8. Canadian Space Agency
On 1 March 1989, the
Canadian Space Agency
) was officially created with the passage of the Canada Space Act.
7. SSI – Space Studies Institute in California
It was founded by
Gerard K. O'Neill
, one of the leading physicists of the 20th century, in 1977.
6. JAXA – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,
was founded on October 1st, 2003 by the merger of two aerospace firms: JASDF and NASDA.
5. CNSA – China National Space Administration
The China National Space Administration, or CNSA for short, is a national space agency headquartered in Beijing, China.
it was founded on
23 April 1993 by the State Council of the PRC.
4. ISRO – Indian Space Research Organisation
India's space program was founded by
Vikram Sarabhai and Homi Bhabha
formed the Physical Research Laboratory at Ahmedabad, India.
3. ESA – European Space Agency
The European Space Agency (
) was founded in 1975 as a merger of three separate space organizations. It is one of the top space agencies in the world.
2. RFSA – Russian Federation Space Agency
The Russian Federation Space Agency (RFSA) was founded on April 25th, 1995.
, the RFSA had a total
73 employees and an annual budget of $1 million.
1. NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
was founded on
July 16, 1958,
Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The agency is dedicated to advancing human knowledge and exploring the universe.
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