List of all space agencies

This table shows all space agencies and the satellite programmes they are involved in. More information on space agencies is available by clicking on the individual item. The table can be sorted by clicking on the column headers. The filter on the right is applied all columns, to quickly find the item of interest.
Id Acronym Name Website Country Satellite Programmes
86 21AT  Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co. Ltd  China  Beijing-2
(2015-2022)

63 ABAE  Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales  ABAE Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of  VRSS
(2012-2022)

47 ACE  Agencia Chilena del Espacio  ACE Chile  SSOT
(2011-2017)

64 AFRL  Air Force Research Laboratory  United States of America 
7 ASAL  Agence Spatial Algerienne  ASAL Algeria  AlSat
(2002-2021)

1 ASI  Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy)   ASI Italy  CSK
(2007-2017)

CSG
(2018-2026)

LAGEOS
(1976-2032)

PRISMA
(2018-2023)

69 BIRA  Belgisch Instituut voor Ruimte-Aëronomie  Belgium 
84 BNSC  British National Space Centre (Replaced by UKSA)  BNSC United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 
88 CAS  Chinese Academy of Sciences  China  TANSAT
(2016-2018)

3 CAST  Chinese Academy of Space Technology   CAST China  CBERS
(1999-2017)

HJ-1
(2008-2017)

ZY-3
(2012-2021)

ZY-1-2
(2011-2017)

HY-1
(2002-2029)

HY-2
(2011-2028)

TH-1
(2010-2018)

VRSS
(2012-2022)

HY-3
(2019-2032)

SJ-9
(2012-2017)

SuperView
(2016-2022)

4 CDTI  Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (Spain)  CDTI Spain  SEOSat/Ingenio
(2019-2026)

SEOSAR/Paz
(2018-2023)

SMOS
(2009-2017)

5 CMA  China Meteorological Administration (China)  CMA China  FY-1
(1988-2012)

FY-2
(1997-2021)

FY-3
(2008-2028)

FY-4
(2016-2040)

FY-3RM
(2020-2028)

TANSAT
(2016-2018)

6 CNES  Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (France)  CNES France  PARASOL
(2004-2013)

Pléiades
(2011-2017)

SARAL
(2013-2018)

SPOT
(1986-2015)

STARLETTE
(1975-2050)

VENµS
(2017-2022)

Picard
(2010-2014)

MERLIN
(2021-2024)

Diadéme
(1967-2050)

CALIPSO
(2006-2017)

JASON
(2001-2021)

Megha-Tropiques
(2011-2017)

Odin
(2001-2017)

Ørsted
(1999-2014)

PACE
(2022-2027)

SMOS
(2009-2017)

SWARM
(2013-2017)

SWOT
(2021-2024)

TOPEX-Poseidon
(1992-2005)

JASON-CS
(2020-2033)

CFOSAT
(2018-2027)

66 CNSA  China National Space Administration  CNSA China  CFOSAT
(2018-2027)

GF
(2013-2025)

8 CONAE  Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales  CONAE Argentina  SAC
(1996-2026)

SAOCOM
(2017-2025)

89 CONIDA  Agencia Espacial del Perù  Peru  PeruSat
(2016-2026)

83 CRESDA  China Center for Resources Satellite Data and Application  China  SJ-9
(2012-2017)

Jilin
(2015-2018)

CBERS
(1999-2017)

HJ-1
(2008-2017)

ZY-3
(2012-2021)

ZY-1-2
(2011-2017)

92 CRTS  Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale  Morocco  Mohammed VI
(2017-2023)

9 CSA  Canadian Space Agency (Canada)  CSA Canada  RadarSat
(1995-2017)

RCM
(2018-2025)

SCISAT/ACE
(2003-2017)

CASSIOPE
(2013-2017)

PCW
(2022-2029)

Odin
(2001-2017)

SWARM
(2013-2017)

ISS
(0-2025)

50 DigitalGlobe  DigitalGlobe  United States of America  WorldView
(2001-2023)

11 DLR  Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (Germany)  DLR Germany  BIRD
(2001-2007)

CHAMP
(2000-2010)

EnMAP
(2018-2023)

TerraSAR
(2007-2028)

GFZ-1
(1995-1999)

GRACE
(2002-2023)

MERLIN
(2021-2024)

12 DNSC  Danish National Space Center   DNSC Denmark  Ørsted
(1999-2014)

13 DoD  Department of Defense (United States)  United States of America  Coriolis
(2003-2017)

DMSP Block 5D-1
(1976-1980)

DMSP Block 5D-2
(1982-2017)

DMSP Block 5D-3
(1999-2025)

DWSS
(0-0)

GEOSat
(1985-2008)

TacSat
(2006-2007)

C/NOFS
(2008-2015)

STPSat
(2007-2017)

CRRES
(1990-1991)

14 EC  European Commission (Europe)  EC   Meteosat 3rd Generation
(2021-2041)

Sentinel-1
(2014-2023)

Sentinel-2
(2015-2024)

Sentinel-3
(2016-2025)

Galileo
(2011-2031)

15 EIAST  Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology  EIAST United Arab Emirates  DubaiSat
(2009-2018)

81 Elecnor-Deimos  Elecnor Deimos  Elecnor-Deimos Spain  Deimos
(2009-2024)

16 ESA  European Space Agency  ESA   ADM-Aeolus
(2018-2021)

BIOMASS
(2021-2026)

CryoSat
(2005-2017)

EarthCARE
(2019-2022)

Envisat
(2002-2012)

ERS
(1991-2011)

FLEX
(2022-2025)

GOCE
(2009-2013)

PROBA
(2001-2019)

Sentinel-1
(2014-2023)

Sentinel-2
(2015-2024)

Sentinel-3
(2016-2025)

Sentinel-5P
(2017-2024)

SMOS
(2009-2017)

SWARM
(2013-2017)

SOHO
(1995-2017)

CLUSTER
(2000-2017)

Solar Orbiter
(2018-2028)

XMM-Newton
(1999-2018)

Galileo
(2011-2031)

EPS
(2006-2024)

EPS-SG
(2021-2043)

SEOSat/Ingenio
(2019-2026)

Meteosat 1st Generation
(1977-2017)

Meteosat 2nd Generation
(2002-2022)

Meteosat 3rd Generation
(2021-2041)

ISS
(0-2025)

JASON-CS
(2020-2033)

18 EUMETSAT  European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites  EUMETSAT   EPS
(2006-2024)

EPS-SG
(2021-2043)

Meteosat 1st Generation
(1977-2017)

Meteosat 2nd Generation
(2002-2022)

Meteosat 3rd Generation
(2021-2041)

JASON
(2001-2021)

Sentinel-3
(2016-2025)

JASON-CS
(2020-2033)

48 GeoEye  GeoEye  United States of America  OrbView-2/SeaStar
(1997-2010)

GeoEye
(1999-2017)

19 GISTDA  Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency  GISTDA Thailand  THEOS
(2008-2017)

71 IMD  India Meteorological Department  IMD India  Kalpana
(2002-2017)

20 INPE  Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais  INPE Brazil  Amazônia
(2018-2028)

SCD
(1993-2017)

CBERS
(1999-2017)

SAC
(1996-2026)

21 ISA  Israel Space Agency  ISA Israel  VENµS
(2017-2022)

22 ISRO  Indian Space Research Organisation  ISRO India  CartoSat
(2005-2023)

IMS
(2008-2017)

INSAT-1
(1982-2002)

INSAT-2
(1992-2012)

INSAT-3
(2000-2029)

IRS
(1988-2010)

Kalpana
(2002-2017)

Megha-Tropiques
(2011-2017)

OceanSat
(1999-2025)

ResourceSat
(2003-2026)

RISAT
(2009-2022)

Aditya
(2019-2024)

GISAT
(2019-2026)

NEMO-AM
(2017-2022)

SARAL
(2013-2018)

NI-SAR
(2020-2025)

23 JAXA  Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency  JAXA Japan  ADEOS
(1996-2003)

ALOS
(2006-2026)

GCOM-C
(2017-2027)

GCOM-W
(2012-2025)

GOSAT
(2009-2024)

JERS
(1992-1998)

MOS
(1987-1996)

Solar
(1991-2017)

GEOTAIL
(1992-2017)

COMPIRA
(2019-2024)

ERG
(2016-2019)

EarthCARE
(2019-2022)

GPM
(2014-2017)

Himawari 1st generation (GMS)
(1977-2005)

TRMM
(1997-2015)

ISS
(0-2025)

24 JCAB  Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau  Japan  Himawari 2nd generation (MTSAT)
(2005-2017)

25 JMA  Japan Meteorological Agency  JMA Japan  Himawari 1st generation (GMS)
(1977-2005)

Himawari 2nd generation (MTSAT)
(2005-2017)

Himawari 3rd generation
(2014-2031)

26 KARI  Korea Aerospace Research Institute  KARI Republic of Korea  KOMPSAT
(1999-2019)

STSat
(2003-2015)

COMS
(2010-2030)

79 Kazcosmos  Kazakhstan National Space Agency  Kazakhstan  KazEOSat
(2014-2021)

76 KIOST  Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology  Republic of Korea 
27 KMA  Korea Meteorological Administration  KMA Republic of Korea  COMS
(2010-2030)

58 KORDI  Korean Ocean Research and Development Institute now renamed Korea Institute for Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)  KORDI Republic of Korea 
74 MDE  Ministerio de Defensa  Spain  SEOSAR/Paz
(2018-2023)

72 ME  Ministry of Ennvironment  Republic of Korea  COMS
(2010-2030)

56 METI  Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (in Japan)  METI Japan  ASNARO
(2014-2022)

73 MLTM  Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs  Republic of Korea  COMS
(2010-2030)

28 MOE  Ministry of the Environment  MOE Japan  GOSAT
(2009-2024)

87 MOST  Ministry of Science and Technology  China  TANSAT
(2016-2018)

77 NARSS  National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science  Egypt  EgyptSat
(2007-2015)

29 NASA  National Aeronautics and Space Administration  NASA United States of America  3D-Winds
(0-0)

ACE
(0-0)

ACRIMSat
(1999-2013)

ASCENDS
(0-0)

ATS
(1966-1979)

CALIPSO
(2006-2017)

CLARREO
(0-0)

CloudSat
(2006-2017)

DESDynI
(0-0)

EOS
(1999-2017)

ERBS
(1984-2005)

GACM
(0-0)

GEO-CAPE
(0-0)

Glory
(2011-2011)

GPM
(2014-2017)

GRACE
(2002-2023)

HyspIRI
(0-0)

ICESat
(2003-2023)

JASON
(2001-2021)

LIST
(0-0)

OrbView-1/MicroLab
(1995-2000)

Nimbus
(1964-1994)

NMP-EO-1
(2000-2017)

OCO
(2009-2017)

PACE
(2022-2027)

PATH
(0-0)

QuikSCAT
(1999-2009)

SCLP
(0-0)

SeaSat
(1978-1978)

SMAP
(2015-2018)

SMM
(1980-1989)

SMS
(1974-1982)

SORCE
(2003-2017)

SWOT
(2021-2024)

TIMED
(2001-2017)

TIROS
(1960-1968)

TOMS Earth Probe
(1996-2006)

TOPEX-Poseidon
(1992-2005)

TRMM
(1997-2015)

UARS
(1991-2005)

ACE (at L1)
(1997-2017)

MMS
(2015-2017)

SDO
(2010-2017)

STEREO
(2006-2017)

THEMIS
(2007-2017)

TRACE
(1998-2010)

ISS
(0-2025)

JASON-CS
(2020-2033)

Polar
(1996-2008)

WIND
(1994-2017)

VAP
(2012-2017)

CYGNSS
(2016-2021)

IRIS
(2013-2018)

RHESSI
(2002-2017)

TWINS
(2006-2017)

IBEX
(2008-2017)

ARTEMIS
(2011-2017)

Solar Probe Plus
(2018-2025)

HCMM
(1978-1980)

TEMPO
(2020-2027)

SAMPEX
(1992-2012)

IMAGE
(2000-2005)

ICON
(2018-2023)

NI-SAR
(2020-2025)

MAIA
(0-0)

TROPICS
(2019-2024)

MISTiC Winds
(0-0)

CRRES
(1990-1991)

Explorer-VII
(1959-1961)

CSIM
(2018-0)

GeoCarb
(2021-2026)

Coriolis
(2003-2017)

TOS
(1966-1976)

GEOSat
(1985-2008)

GOES 1st generation
(1975-1996)

GOES 2nd generation
(1994-2020)

GOES 3rd generation
(2016-2036)

JPSS
(2011-2038)

LAGEOS
(1976-2032)

Landsat
(1972-2017)

LDCM
(2013-2027)

NOAA 3rd generation / ITOS
(1970-1979)

Ørsted
(1999-2014)

SAC
(1996-2026)

SCISAT/ACE
(2003-2017)

SOHO
(1995-2017)

CLUSTER
(2000-2017)

GEOTAIL
(1992-2017)

DSCOVR
(2015-2020)

NOAA 4th generation
(1978-1987)

C/NOFS
(2008-2015)

Solar Orbiter
(2018-2028)

30 NASDA  National Space Development Agency (Now replaced by JAXA)  NASDA Japan 
54 NASRDA  National Space Research and Development Agency, Nigeria  Nigeria  NigeriaSat
(2003-2018)

53 NEC  Nippon Electric Company  NEC Japan  ASNARO
(2014-2022)

60 NIVR  Netherlands Agency for Aerospace Programmes  NIVR Netherlands 
31 NOAA  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   NOAA United States of America  TOS
(1966-1976)

GOES 1st generation
(1975-1996)

GOES 2nd generation
(1994-2020)

GOES 3rd generation
(2016-2036)

JPSS
(2011-2038)

NOAA 3rd generation / ITOS
(1970-1979)

NOAA 4th generation / POES
(1983-2007)

NOAA 5th generation / POES
(1998-2017)

XOVWM
(0-0)

DSCOVR
(2015-2020)

NOAA 4th generation
(1978-1987)

COSMIC
(0-2024)

DMSP Block 5D-1
(1976-1980)

DMSP Block 5D-2
(1982-2017)

DMSP Block 5D-3
(1999-2025)

JASON
(2001-2021)

SMS
(1974-1982)

ACE (at L1)
(1997-2017)

JASON-CS
(2020-2033)

82 NPOMash  NPO Mashinostroyenia  Russian Federation  Kondor-E
(2013-2019)

61 NRL  Naval Reasearch Laboratory  United States of America 
32 NRSCC  National Remote Sensing Center of China  NRSCC China  Beijing
(2005-2017)

FY-1
(1988-2012)

FY-2
(1997-2021)

FY-3
(2008-2028)

FY-4
(2016-2040)

FY-3RM
(2020-2028)

33 NSAU  National Space Agency of Ukraine  NSAU Ukraine  Okean-O1
(1986-2006)

Okean-O
(1999-2000)

SICH-2
(2011-2012)

65 NSO  Netherlands Space Office   Netherlands  Sentinel-5P
(2017-2024)

34 NSOAS  National Satellite Ocean Application Service  NSOAS China  HY-1
(2002-2029)

HY-2
(2011-2028)

HY-3
(2019-2032)

35 NSPO  National Space Organization of Taiwan, China  NSPO China  COSMIC
(0-2024)

FORMOSAT
(1999-2022)

46 NTU  Nanyang Technological University  NTU Singapore  X-Sat
(2011-2017)

57 PLA  People’s Liberation Army (in China)  China  TH-1
(2010-2018)

68 RapidEye  RapidEye AG  Germany  RapidEye
(2008-2017)

37 Roscosmos  Russian Federal Space Agency  Roscosmos Russian Federation  KANOPUS-V
(2012-2022)

Monitor-E
(2005-2008)

Resurs-O1
(1985-2002)

Resurs-P
(2006-2021)

Coronas
(1994-2009)

Ionozond
(2017-2020)

Meteor-P
(1974-1983)

Obzor-O
(2023-2034)

Obzor-R
(2019-2029)

Electro
(1994-2039)

Meteor-1
(1969-1978)

Meteor-2
(1975-1995)

Meteor-3
(1985-1996)

Meteor-3M
(2001-2030)

Okean-O1
(1986-2006)

Okean-O
(1999-2000)

Arctica-M
(2019-2030)

ISS
(0-2025)

38 RosHydroMet  Russian Federal Service for Hydrometorology and Environmental Monitoring  RosHydroMet Russian Federation  Electro
(1994-2039)

Meteor-1
(1969-1978)

Meteor-2
(1975-1995)

Meteor-3
(1985-1996)

Meteor-3M
(2001-2030)

Arctica-M
(2019-2030)

KANOPUS-V
(2012-2022)

Okean-O1
(1986-2006)

Resurs-O1
(1985-2002)

Okean-O
(1999-2000)

Meteor-P
(1974-1983)

39 SANSA  South African National Space Agency  SANSA South Africa  SumbandilaSat
(2009-2011)

90 SES  Société Européenne des Satellites  Luxembourg  SES
(2018-2021)

40 SNSB  Swedish National Space Board  SNSB Sweden  Odin
(2001-2017)

91 SpacEyes  Beijing Space View Tech Co Ltd  China  SuperView
(2016-2022)

52 Spot Image  Spot Image  France  SPOT-FO
(2012-2024)

SPOT
(1986-2015)

70 SSO  Swiss Space Office  Switzerland 
85 SSTL  Surrey Satellite Technology Limited  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  UK-DMC
(2003-2017)

Beijing-2
(2015-2022)

75 STI-VAST  Space Technology Institute-Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology  STI-VAST Viet Nam  VNREDSat
(2013-2018)

80 Terra Bella  Terra Bella  United States of America  SkySat
(2013-2022)

42 TÜBITAK-BILTEN  Bilgi Teknolojileri ve Elektronik Ara?t?rma Enstitüsü-B?LTEN  TÜBITAK-BILTEN Turkey 
43 TÜBITAK-UZAY  Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey - Space Technologies Research Institute  TÜBITAK-UZAY Turkey  BILSat
(2003-2006)

RASAT
(2011-2017)

Göktürk
(2012-2021)

44 UCAR  University Corporation for Atmospheric Research   UCAR United States of America  COSMIC
(0-2024)

FORMOSAT
(1999-2022)

OrbView-1/MicroLab
(1995-2000)

C/NOFS
(2008-2015)

2 UKSA  United Kingdom Space Agency (former BNSC)  UKSA United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  TopSat
(2005-2008)

UK-DMC
(2003-2017)

62 USAF  United States Air Force  United States of America  C/NOFS
(2008-2015)

TWINS
(2006-2017)

51 USEF  Institute for Unmanned Space Experiment Free Flyer (Japan)  USEF Japan  ASNARO
(2014-2022)

45 USGS  United States Geological Survey  USGS United States of America  Landsat
(1972-2017)

LDCM
(2013-2027)

NMP-EO-1
(2000-2017)

78 YSDO  Yuzhnoye State Design Office  Ukraine