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 و الطيران 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


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  2. ^ Rupar, T. (2014, March 18). Syria has set up a space agency. Retrieved May 14, 2020, from
  3. ^ Manar. (2016, August 19). Syria, Russia sign scientific cooperation agreement in space technology. Retrieved from
  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.