The Bahrain National Space Science Agency (NSSA) was established by a Royal Decree, with his Majesty’s vision “To promote Bahrain to a position of international prominence in the field of space science for the purpose of achieving comprehensive and sustainable development”.
NSSA’s focus is on harnessing space technologies for national development, promote space science and applications, develop advanced space research programs, ensure capacity building and create a new space sector in the Kingdom.
NSSA is working closely with ministries in the Kingdom, identifying their needs, and planning to provide enhanced space-based technology services for governance and development. It is also working with universities on exciting potential new space missions to advance research and development in space sciences.
NSSA Vision and Mission
Take Bahrain to a position ranking with developed countries in spaces science that enables achieving comprehensive and sustainable development.
Apply integrated initiatives and programs to respond to national requirements and to sponsor and develop space scientific technological activities, research and concepts for achieving comprehensive and sustainable development.