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The Hellenic Space Agency (Greek: Ελληνικός Διαστημικός Οργανισμός), abbreviated as the HSA (Greek: ΕΛΔΟ, ELDO), is the national space agency of Greece. It was founded at 19 March 2018 as a public limited company by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks.[1][2]

Hellenic Space Agency
Ελληνικός Διαστημικός Οργανισμός
Hellenic Space Agency Logo.png
Agency overview
FormedMarch 19, 2018; 14 months ago (2018-03-19)
Headquarters11, Fragoudi str. and Al. Pantou,11, 10163 Kallithéa, Greece
Agency executives
  • Christodoulos Protopappas, President
  • Georgios Mantzouris, CEO
Parent departmentHellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks
Websitewww.hellenicspaceagency.gov.gr

PurposeEdit

Its purpose is to shape the country's space strategy, to promote the participation of Greece in space programs, and to participate in space events.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ορίστηκε το Δ.Σ. του Ελληνικού Διαστημικού Οργανισμού – πρόεδρος ο Σταμάτης Κριμιζής - Kathimerini".
  2. ^ Newsroom, Dikaiologitika (19 March 2018). "Ίδρυση του Ελληνικού Διαστημικού Οργανισμού (ΕΛΔΟ)".