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National Research Council

Type: Government Abbreviation: NRC Founded: 1923 Country: ITA The Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) or National Research Council, is the largest research council in Italy. As a public organisation, its remit is to support scientific and technological research. Its headquarters are in Rome.

National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Type: Government Abbreviation: KazCosmos Administration: Talgat Musabayev Founded: 2007 Country: KAZ The National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, or KazCosmos, was founded in 2007. They have launched 3 satellites, 2 of which are still in operation, KazSat-2 and KazSat-3. Their first cosmonaut class had to cosmonauts, one of which, Aidyn Aimbetov, flew aboard […]

No. 5 Research Academy

Type: Government Abbreviation: CASC Founded: 1956 Country: CHN First Chinese missile research institution. Active from October 1956 to November 1964.

North American Aviation

Founded: 1928 Launchers: North American X-15 Country: USA North American Aviation (NAA) was a major American aerospace manufacturer, responsible for a number of historic aircraft, including the T-6 Texan trainer, the P-51 Mustang fighter, the B-25 Mitchell bomber, the F-86 Sabre jet fighter, the X-15 rocket plane, and the XB-70, as well as Apollo command […]

Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Type: Commercial Abbreviation: NGSS Administration: CEO: Kathy Warden Founded: 2015 Launchers: Antares | Minotaur | Pegasus Spacecraft: Cygnus Country: USA Northrup Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions.