Asia Pacific

Regional Support Office

The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan and the United Nations Office of Outer space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed the cooperation agreement on the establishment of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) on the occasion of the 47th Scientific and Technical Subcommittee sessions on 12 February 2010.

SUPARCO, the national space agency, was established in 1961 as a Committee and was granted the status of a Commission in 1981. SUPARCO is mandated to conduct R&D in space science, space technology, and their peaceful applications in the country. It works towards developing indigenous capabilities in space technology and promoting space applications for socio-economic uplift of the country.


Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)
Islamabad Highway,
Islamabad-44000 Pakistan


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A Regional Support Office has been set up in the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted by the Iranian Space Agency. Its website includes discussion forums on Capacity Building, data sharing, definitions of technical specifications, telemedicine, events and disasters.


Iranian Space Agency
No. 34, Shahid Soltani Street, Nelson Mandela Blvd. 

Postal Code:  1967734113

Tehran, Iran


-National and international focal point for all RS activities
-Design, manufacture, launch and use remote sensing and telecommunication satellites

Head of Institute:

Dr.Hamid Fazeli President of the Iranian Space Agency
Email: info [at]

Primary Contact:

Mr. Mostafa Mansourpour
Coordinator of UN-SPIDER RSO
Phone: +98-21-23344
Fax: +98-21-22029000
Email: mmansourpournaeini [at] (

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