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Hellenic Space Agency

Hellenic Space Agency
Ελληνικός Διαστημικός Οργανισμός
Hellenic Space Agency Logo.png
Agency overview
FormedMarch 19, 2018; 20 months ago (2018-03-19)
DissolvedAugust 9, 2019; 3 months ago (2019-08-09)
Headquarters11, Fragoudi str. and Al. Pantou,11, 10163 Kallithéa, Greece
Agency executives
  • Christodoulos Protopappas, President
  • Georgios Mantzouris, CEO
Parent departmentMinistry of Digital Governance
Website[www.hellenicspaceagency.gov.gr]

The Hellenic Space Agency (Greek: Ελληνικός Διαστημικός Οργανισμός), abbreviated as the HSA (Greek: ΕΛΔΟ, ELDO), was the national space agency of Greece. It was founded at 19 March 2018 as a public limited company by the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media.It dissolved at 9 August 2019 , when it was replaced by the Hellenic Space Center(Greek: Ελληνικό Κέντρο Διαστήματος)[1][2]

Purpose

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

References

  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)".