Syrian Space Agency (SSA)
Agency overview
FormedMarch 18, 2014; 9 years ago (2014-03-18)
Preceding agency
JurisdictionSyrian Government
HeadquartersDamascus, Syria
MottoUsing space technology for research and observing the Earth[1]
Agency executive

The Syrian Space Agency (Arabic: وكالة الفضاء والطيران السورية) is a government run organization overseen by the Syrian Minister of Communications and Technology, Iyad Mohammed al Khatib, and dedicated to space exploration.


See also


  1. ^ a b Ohlheiser, A. (2014, March 18). Syria Creates a Space Agency in the Middle of its Civil War. Retrieved from
  2. ^ Rupar, Terri (2021-12-01). "Syria has set up a space agency". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2023-07-28.
  3. ^ "Syria, Russia sign scientific cooperation agreement in space technology". Syrian Arab News Agency. 2016-08-19. Retrieved 2023-07-28.
  4. ^ Sheldon, J. (2018, December 13). Syria Seeks To Build Satellite, Establish A Space Programme. Retrieved from
  5. ^ "Syria Aims for the Stars With New Space Mission". Al Bawaba. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2020.