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2015 - South Korean Government Space Budget

Country: South Korea
The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) had a 2015 budget of 618.7 billion won (US$553.2 million), an increase of 21.4% from its budget in FY 2014 of 509.6 billion won (US$503.7 million). In February 2015, the South Korean government announced plans to develop South Korea into a major space...

2015 - Russian Government Space Budget

Country: Russia
Russia’s space budget has suffered due to the country’s broader economic crisis. Officials of Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency, announced in December 2015 that the agency would receive 1.5 trillion rubles (US$27 billion) from 2016-2025, less than half the 3.4 trillion rubles (US$61...

2015 - Japanese Government Space Budget

Country: Japan, United States
Civil space activities in Japan are coordinated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), which is funded primarily through the Ministry for Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT). In FY 2015, which in Japan runs from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, JAXA received 154.1...

2015 - Israeli Government Space Budget

The Israel Space Agency (ISA) is in charge of civil and commercial space activities, which are estimated at US$1 billion for 2015. It also coordinates closely with the Ministry of Defense. ISA has identified a near-term goal of increasing the size of the space economy in Israel to US$3 billion in...

2015 - Indian Government Space Budget

Country: India
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) 2015-2016 fiscal year budget, representing funding allocated for April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, was 73.88 billion rupees (US$1.16 billion), later revised down to 69.59 billion rupees (US$1.094 billion). This is an increase of 20% over actual spending...

2015 - United Kingdom Government Space Budget

In the 2015/16 fiscal year, which ran from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) budgeted £370.5 million (US$582.6 million), including £285.3 million (US$448.6 million) in contributions to ESA. Total spending was 18.8% more than the £311.9 million (US$533.4...

Spanish Government Space Budget

Space activities in Spain are coordinated by the Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (INTA) within the Ministry of Defense. In 2016, INTA received a budget of €137.4 million (US$152.2 million). This is a decrease of 0.7% from the €138.3 million (US$154.2 million) received in 2015. ESA...

2015 - Spanish Government Space Budget

Space activities in Spain are coordinated by the Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (INTA) within the Ministry of Defense. In 2015, INTA received a budget of €138.3 million (US$154.2 million). This is an increase of 37.9% from the €100.2 million (US$137.3 million) received in 2014.''...

2015 - Italian Government Space Budget

Italy’s space agency, the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), had a budget of €815.4 million (US$909.4 million) in 2015. This is an increase of 28.9% from its €632.8 million (US$866.2 million) budget in 2014. The highest-funded activities in the budget were exploration and observation of the...

2015 - German Government Space Budget

Overall, Germany’s spending on space activities in 2015 totaled €1.425 billion (US$1.589 billion), an 8.0% increase from €1.319 billion (US$1.806 billion) in 2014. Germany’s contribution to ESA increased 10.4%, from €807.0 million (US$1.10 billion) in 2014 to €891.0 million (US$993.7...