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Top 10 Biggest Space Programs

Space adventures are very very expensive! Here are the biggest, most funded space agencies currently dedicated to reaching the stars...

NASA

 1. NASA (National Aeronautics & Space Administration)
Country - USA
Website - www.nasa.gov

Formed 55 years ago, NASA employs over 18,000 people in the US!

European Space Agency

2. ESA (European Space Agency)
Country - European syndication
Website - www.esa.int/ESA

European Space Agency was established in 1975 and headquartered in Paris, France

ROSCOSMOS

3. ROSCOSMOS (Russian Federal Space Agency)
Country - Russia
Headquarters - Shchepkin Street 42, Moscow
Website - www.roscosmos.ru

CNES

4. CNES (National Center of Space Research)
Country - France
Website - www.cnes.fr

The Centre national d'├ętudes spatiales (CNES) is the French government space agency headquartered in central Paris.

JAXA

5. JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
Country - Japan
Website - www.jaxa.jp

DLR German Aerospace Center

6. DLR (German Aerospace Center)
Country - Germany
Headquarters - Cologne, Germany
Website - www.dlr.de

ISRO

7. ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)
Country - India
Website - www.isro.gov.in

The Indian Space Research Organisation is the space agency of the Indian government. Its primary objective is to advance space technology and use its applications for national benefit.

CNSA

8. CNSA (China National Space Administrationb)
Country - China
Headquarters - Beijing, China
Website - www.cnsa.gov.cn

ASI Italian Space Agency

9. ASI (Italian Space Agency)
Country - Italy
Headquarters - Rome, Italy
Website - www.asi.it

ISA Iranian Space Agency

10. ISA (Iranian Space Agency)
Country - Iran
Headquarters - Tehran, Mahdasht, Shahrood, Qom
Website - www.isa.ir

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