The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created by the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958. NASA, as agency of the Unite States government, has “the mission to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research.” (NASA, 08.03.2010)
GeoSUR is a program of the Andean Development Corporation established in 2007, which aims the establishment of a decentralized network to diffuse geographic information of South America. This objective will be achieved through the most recent space-based technologies.
The Centre National de l'Information Géo-Spatiale (CNIGS) is a public agency in Haiti within the Ministry of Planning.
The mission of the Centre is to generate and disseminate geographic information of Haiti through the application of modern technologies, ensuring the availability of methods, tools, products and training to support the action planning for a sustainable development of the country.