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Agency


Agencies or institutions overseeing design, development, construction, or operation of space-related systems.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Wehrmacht German agency overseeing development of rocket engines and rockets. Wehrmacht, Germany. More...
  • USA OR American agency. US Army Ordnance Research and Development Division Sub-Office (Rocket), USA. More...
  • WO British agency. UK Special Projectile Operations Group, UK. More...
  • JPL American agency;manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA. More...
  • FIAN Russian agency. Physical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences named for P N Lebedev, Russia. More...
  • NASA American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA, USA. More...
  • USN American agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. USN Joint Task Force 7, USA. More...
  • USAF American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. United States Air Force, USA. More...
  • BRL American agency. Ballistic Research Laboratory (renamed Army Research Laboratory), USA. More...
  • MVS Russian agency. Ministry of Defence, Russia. More...
  • CASDN French agency. Comité d'Action Scientifique de Défense Nationale, France. More...
  • ATEF French agency overseeing development of rocket engines. ATEF, France. More...
  • USA SCEL American agency. US Army Signal Corps Engineering Laboratories, USA. More...
  • NSA American agency. National Security Agency (Ft. Meade, MD), Fort Meade, MD, USA More...
  • ISAS Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan. More...
  • RVSN Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Raketniye Voiska Stratigcheskovo Naznacheniya (Russian Strategic Rocket Forces), Russia. More...
  • RAE British agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Royal Aerospace Establishment, UK. More...
  • AN Russian agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Academy of Sciences (Russian abbreviation), Russia. More...
  • STA Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets. Science and Technology Agency, Japan. More...
  • Livermore American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Livermore, USA. More...
  • AFCRL American agency. Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. More...
  • USA SRDL American agency. US Army Signal Research and Development Laboratory, USA. More...
  • DARPA American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (formerly ARPA), USA. More...
  • PKO Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Anti-Ballistic Missile Forces, Russia. More...
  • CARDE Canadian Armament and Research Development Establishment, Canada. More...
  • RAF American agency. Royal Air Force, USA. More...
  • USA BRL American agency. US Army Ballistic Research Laboratory, USA. More...
  • NASA Langley American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Langley, USA. More...
  • VMF Russian agency. Voenno-Morskoy Flot (Navy), Russia. More...
  • AEC American agency overseeing development of rocket engines and rockets. Atomic Energy Commission, USA. Responsible for development of nuclear weapons and nuclear power applications. Became part of the newly-created Department of Energy in 1971. More...
  • PRC Chinese Ministry of Astronautics, Beijing, China. More...
  • DRTE Canadian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment, Canada. More...
  • CRA Italian agency. Centro Ricerche Aerospaziali, Italy. More...
  • CRS Italian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Commissione Ricerche Spaziali, Italy. More...
  • CNET French agency. Centre de R&D de France Télécom, France. More...
  • CNES French agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, Paris, France. More...
  • AFSC American agency. Air Force Systems Command, USA. More...
  • DRE Canadian agency. Defence Research Establishment, Canada. More...
  • ATT American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. American Telephone and Telegraph, USA. More...
  • NTNF Norwegian agency. Royal Norwegian Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Norway. More...
  • CIA American agency. Central Intelligence Agency, USA. More...
  • NRO American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. National Reconnaissance Office, USA. More...
  • ONR American agency overseeing development of rockets. Office of Naval Research, USA. More...
  • NRCC Canadian agency. National Research Council Canada, Canada. More...
  • KPNO American agency. Kitt Peak National Observatory, USA. More...
  • NASA Houston American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Houston, Houston, USA. More...
  • NDRE Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, Norway. More...
  • APGC American agency. Air Force Air Proving Ground Command. More...
  • ELDO European agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. European Launcher Development Organisation, Europe. More...
  • HARP Canadian agency. High Altitude Research Project, Canada. More...
  • DASA German agency. Deutsche Aerospace AG, Bremen, Germany. More...
  • ESRO European agency overseeing development of spacecraft. European Space Research Organisation, Europe. More...
  • Michigan American agency overseeing development of rockets. Univeristy of Michigan, USA. More...
  • USAF CRL American agency. Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories, USA. More...
  • CONAE Argentinan agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales, Buenos Aires, Argentina. More...
  • USA ERDL American agency. US Army Engineer Research and Development Laboratory, USA. More...
  • MOM Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Ministry of General Machine Building (Moskva, Russia), Moscow, Russia. More...
  • OSCAR American agency. Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio, USA. More...
  • JMA Japanese agency. Japan Meteorological Agency, Japan. More...
  • IAE Brazilian agency overseeing development of rocket engines. Instituto de Aeronautica e Espace, Brazil. More...
  • Intelsat American agency. International Telecommunications Satellite Organization, Washington DC. , Washington, DC, USA More...
  • ESSA American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Environmental Science Services Administration, USA. More...
  • NMC American agency. Naval Missile Center, Point Mugu, CA, USA. More...
  • DMA French agency. Délégation Ministérielle pour l'Armement, France. More...
  • MRN American agency. Meteorological Rocket Network, USA. More...
  • NASA Ames American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Ames, USA. More...
  • USA BMO American agency. US Army Ballistic Missiles Office, USA. More...
  • INPE Brazilian agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espacias, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. More...
  • SRC British National Space Research Council, UK. More...
  • INTA Spanish agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Torrejon, Spain. More...
  • MAI Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, Russia. More...
  • DLR German agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Deutsche Agentur fuer Raumfahrtangelegenheiten, Cologne, Germany. More...
  • DFVLR German agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Deutsche Forshungs- und Versuchsanstalt für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Germany. More...
  • NASDA Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. National Space Development Agency, Japan. More...
  • IK Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. IK, Russia. More...
  • MoD British agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Ministry of Defence, UK. More...
  • NOAA American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA. More...
  • NIPR Japanese agency. National Institute of Polar Research, Japan. More...
  • NATO European agency overseeing development of spacecraft. North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Europe. More...
  • NSF American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. National Science Foundation, USA. More...
  • USAF STP American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. USAF STP, USA. More...
  • AMSAT Citizen of the World agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Amateur Satellite Corp - Branches in various countries, International. More...
  • Telesat Canadian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Telesat Canada, Canada. More...
  • DNA American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Defense Nuclear Agency, USA. More...
  • USAF SAMSO American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Space and Missile Systems Organization, USA. More...
  • ESA European agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. European Space Agency, Europe. More...
  • USAF GL American agency. US Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, USA. More...
  • PFRR American agency. Poker Flat Research Range, USA. More...
  • Comsat American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Comsat, USA. More...
  • IKI Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Institute of Space Research, Russia. More...
  • CNR Italian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. CNR, Italy. More...
  • Los Alamos American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Los Alamos, USA. More...
  • Luftwaffe German agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Luftwaffe, Germany. More...
  • Iskra Russian agency. KB Iskra / Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia. More...
  • UNKS Russian agency. Directorate of the Commander of Space Assets, Russia. More...
  • SSI American agency. Space Services Incorporated, USA. More...
  • Eutelsat European Telecommunications Satellite Organization, Europe. More...
  • HCI American agency. Hughes Communications Inc. , USA More...
  • Arabsat Arab agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Arab Satellite Communications Organization, Arab States. More...
  • VKS Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Military Space Force, Russia. More...
  • SDIO American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (renamed the BMDO), USA. More...
  • ASC American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. ASC, USA. More...
  • JARL Japanese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Japanese Amateur Radio League, Japan. More...
  • IDRDL Indian agency. Defence Research and Development Laboratory, India. More...
  • Chinasat Chinese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Chinasat, China. More...
  • ASI Italian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Agenzia Spaziale Italiano (Italian space agency), Italy. More...
  • PanAmSat American agency. Panamsat Inc. , Greenwich, Connecticut, USA More...
  • ISA Israeli agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Israeli Space Agency, Israel. More...
  • DGA French agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Delegation Generale de l'Armament, France. More...
  • SES Luxembourg agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Societe Europeene des Satellites, Luxembourg. More...
  • CSA Canadian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Canadian Space Agency, Canada. More...
  • NSAB Swedish agency. Nordiska Satellit AB, Stockholm, Sweden. More...
  • ACF French agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Aero Club de France, Paris, France. More...
  • Armsco South African agency. State Arms Procurement Agency, South Africa. More...
  • SCC Japanese agency. Space Communications Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. More...
  • Asiasat Chinese agency. Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company, Hong Kong, China. More...
  • Inmarsat Citizen of the World agency overseeing development of spacecraft. International Maritime Satellite Organization, International. More...
  • Contel American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Contel, USA. More...
  • TSCJ Japanese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. TSCJ, Japan. More...
  • SPFLA American agency overseeing development of rockets. Florida Spaceport Authority, USA. More...
  • Orbcomm American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Orbital Communications Corp, Dulles, USA. More...
  • Optus Australian agency. Optus Communications, Australia. More...
  • TsAO Russian agency. Central Aerology Observatory, Russia. More...
  • RAKA Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Russian Aviation and Space Agency (Rosaviakosmos), Moscow, Russia. More...
  • USA SDC American agency. US Army Strategic Defense Command, USA. More...
  • KARI South Korean agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Korea South. More...
  • BMDO American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Ballistic Missile Defence Organization (formerly SDIO), USA. More...
  • MDSSC American agency. McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Corp, USA. More...
  • Telespazio Italian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Telespazio, Italy. More...
  • DARA German agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Deutsche Agentur fuer Raumfahrtangelegenheiten (German Space Agency), Germany. More...
  • NHK Japanese agency. Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan, Japan. More...
  • APT Chinese agency. APT Satellite Company (Asia Pacific Telecom), Hong Kong, China. More...
  • DoD American agency. United States Department of Defense, USA. More...
  • Orion American agency. Orion Satellite Systems, USA. More...
  • USA SMDC American agency. US Army Space and Missile Defense Command, USA. More...
  • KT South Korean agency. Korea Technology, Korea South. More...
  • NTT Japanese agency. Nippon Telephone and Telegraph, Japan. More...
  • JSAT Japanese agency. Japan Satellite Systems, Japan. More...
  • NKAU Ukrainian agency. National Space agency overseeing development of Ukraine, Ukraine. More...
  • SII American agency. Space Industries Inc, Houston, Texas, Houston, USA. More...
  • TCI American agency. Telcom, Indonesia, USA. More...
  • USAF SM American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Air Force Space and Missiles Command, USA. More...
  • ARR Norwegian agency. ARR, Tromso, Norway. More...
  • UNAM Mexican agency. Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. More...
  • USA SSDC American agency. US Army Space and Strategic Defense Command, USA. More...
  • BSAT Japanese agency. Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. More...
  • Iridium American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Iridium Inc. , Washington DC. , Washington, DC, USA More...
  • SMDC American agency. U. S. Army Space & Missile Defense Center (U. S. ), USA More...
  • Indostar Indonesian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. PT Media Citra Indostar, Jakarta, Indonesia. More...
  • TsBank Russian agency. Central Bank of the Russian Federation. More...
  • Globalstar American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Globalstar Communications Corporation, San Jose, California, USA. More...
  • Teledesic American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Teledesic Corp. , USA More...
  • WPLTN Australian agency. Western Pacific Laser Tracking Network, Australia. More...
  • FACh Chilean agency. Fuerza Aerea de Chile, Santiago, Chile. More...
  • Satmex Mexican agency. Satellites Mexicanos SA de SV, Mexico City, Mexico. More...
  • DMI Danish Meteorological Institute, Denmark. More...
  • AEB Brazilian agency. Agencia Espacial Brasileira, Brazil. More...
  • SpaceIm American agency. Space Imaging, Thornton. , Thornton, USA More...
  • Svyaz Russian agency. Kosmicheskaya Sviaz, Moscow, Russia. More...
  • USAF SOR American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. USAF SOR, USA. More...
  • SCREEM American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. SCREEM, USA. More...
  • ACES Indonesian agency. Asia Cellular Satellite System, Jakarta, Indonesia. More...
  • Eurockot Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Eurockot GmbH, Russia. More...
  • BKSA Malaysian agency. Bahagian Kajian Sains Angkasa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. More...
  • CNSA Chinese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. China National Space Agency, China. More...
  • UQU Australian agency. University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia. More...
  • NAL Japanese agency. National Aerospace Laboratory, Japan. More...
  • MDA American agency. Missile Defense Agency, USA. More...
  • CSS Australian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Centre for Satellite Systems, Australia. More...
  • RSRI Saudi agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Riyadh Space Research Institute, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. More...
  • Tokyo Japanese agency. University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. More...
  • Aalborg Danish agency. University of Aalborg, Aalborg, Denmark. More...
  • NSRDA Nigerian agency. National Space R&D agency overseeing development of Nigeria, Nigeria. More...
  • PLAAF Chinese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. People's Liberation Army Air Force, China. More...
  • Gazprom Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Gazprom, Russia. More...
  • MBC Japanese agency. Mobile Broadcasting Corp, Japan. More...
  • JSCC Japanese Communications Corporation, Japan. More...
  • PLA Chinese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. People's Liberation Army, China. More...
  • VKA Russian agency. Military Space Force, Russia. More...
  • JAXA Japanese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. JAXA, Japan. More...
  • MLIT Japanese agency. Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Japan. More...
  • BJMU German agency. Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universitaet, Wuerzburg, Germany. More...
  • BNAS Belarusian agency. Belarus Space Agency, Belarus. More...
  • CTBSC Chinese agency. China Telecom and Broadcasting Satellite Corporation, China. More...
  • Hokkaido Japanese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Hokkaido, Hokkaido, Japan. More...
  • NCS Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd, Nigeria. More...
  • DSTO Australian agency. Defense Science and Technology Organization, Australia. More...
  • IMBP Insitute for the Study of Biomedical Problems, Russia. More...
  • ISAC Japanese agency. Telecom Information Sharing and Analysis Centre. More...
  • LII Russian agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Flight-Research Institute, Russia. More...
  • RuAF Russian agency. Astronautical Federation of Russia, Russia. More...
  • US Army American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. US Army, USA. More...

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