The Italian Space Agency (ASI) was founded in 1988. Its purpose was to coordinate all of Italy's efforts and investments in the space sector that had begun in the 1960s. ASI has became one of the most significant players in the world in space science, satellite technologies and the development of mobile systems for exploring the Universe.
Today, it has a key role at the European level where Italy is the third contributor country to the European Space Agency. ASI’s strong relationship with N…