Italian Space Agency (ASI)

ASI is a public institutional body entrusted to define the national strategies in the Space field and to implement them by promoting, supporting and coordinating national activities, Italian companies and scientific community participation in European projects and initiatives. ASI promotes international agreements with European and world leaders in space field and maintains a close cooperation with the European Commission and the European Space Agency. Currently, ASI has a key role at the European level where Italy is the third contributor country to the European Space Agency.