On October 1, 2003, the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), the National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL) and the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) were merged into one independent administrative institution to be able to perform all their activities in the aerospace field as one organization, from basic research and development to utilization. The independent administrative institution is the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Romania joined nine other countries in the Network of European Space Education Resource Offices (ESERO), the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) announced. The official launch event took place during the ‘Romanian Space Week,’ an annual scientific conference organised by ROSA between 12 and 16 May 2014.
Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
A Sociedade de Especialistas Latino-americanos em Sensoriamento Remoto (SELPER), Brazil
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
Geoscience and Remost Sensing Soceity (IEEE GRSS)
European Space Agency (ESA)
Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA), National University of Singapore/Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)