Russian Space Budget, 2005-2021
Space exploration is a significant income source for the national budget.
SNAPSHOT: Lunar Missions
The first attempted lunar mission was the Soviet Union’s Luna 1 impactor, which launched Jan. 2, 1959, and passed within only 5,995 kilometers of the Moon at its closest point. The Space Race brought a large wave of lunar activity in the 1960s, but there have only been a few missions in the decades since.
Indian Space Budget, 2005-2021
Indian space activities are coordinated through the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Spanish Space Budget, 2009-2021
Space activities in Spain are coordinated by the Instituto Nacional de Tècnica Aeroespacial (INTA) within the Ministry of Defense.
Italian Space Budget, 2005-2021
The Italian space agency, the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) is the main contributor, other agencies within Italy also invest in space activities, including the Ministry of Defense.
German Space Budget, 2005-2021
The German Ministry of Defense allocates funds for space activities.
European Space Agency Budget, 2005-2021
A growing share of European public investment in civil space programs is funded by the European Union under the auspices of its executive body, the European Commission (EC).
Chinese Space Budget, 2005-2021
The Chinese space budget is not publicly available. However, Chinese capabilities and space projects provide indicators for informed estimates of the nation’s space budget. . .
Canadian Space Budget, 2005-2021
The Canadian government allocates money to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Canada is also a cooperating state with the European Space Agency (ESA).