Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency
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|Established||November 1, 2007|
|Motto||Ex Sominus Ad Astra|
The Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency (EXA) (Spanish: Agencia Espacial Civil Ecuatoriana) is an organization from Ecuador in charge of conducting scientific research on space and planetary sciences. It is a non-profit NGO with civilian operation. It was established on 2007 and includes the first Ecuadorian trained space tourist, Ronnie Nader, among its staff members.
EXA had tested microgravity by parabolic flight with Ecuadorian Air Force. Space Adventures is a provider for EXA. On April 4, 2011, EXA unveiled the first Ecuadorian satellite, the CubeSat NEE-01 Pegasus, launched from China on April, 2013.