Colombian Space Commission
Comisión Colombiana del Espacio
Agency overview
FormedJuly 18, 2006; 17 years ago (2006-07-18)

The Colombian Space Commission (CSC) is Colombia’s government body for the promotion and use of space. It is in charge of promoting the development of space technology and communication satellites as well as applications for the navigation and maritime transportation in Colombia. It also works in the observation and surveillance of the country's natural resources. It was created by presidential decree No. 2442 in July 2006.[1] although there have been some Americans of Colombian descent who have gone into space such as George D. Zamka.[2]

Colombian artificial satellites

  1. Libertad I, 2007
  2. FACSAT-1, 2018

See also


  1. ^ Jairo Becerra (July 2014). "Colombia's space policy: An analysis of six years of progress and challenges". Acta Astronautica. 100: 94–100. Bibcode:2014AcAau.100...94B. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.03.018. Retrieved 2 March 2023.
  2. ^ "Explainer: Space Programs in the Americas". AS/COA. 8 July 2016. Retrieved 2022-02-25.