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Brazilian Space Agency

Type: Government
Abbreviation: AEB
Administration: José Raimundo Coelho
Founded: 1961
Launchers: VLM | VLS
Spacecraft: None
Country: BRA

The Brazilian Space Agency is a space agency in South America. They work in partnership with the US and Russia aboard the ISS. It was previously operated by the military until 1994. They now operate largely in tandem with other nations. They run a spaceport and rocket launch site both in Brazil. They built the VLM small satellite launch system in tandem with Germany. The VLS-1 was intended to be a primary launch vehicle for the BSA, but it failed 3 times and was canceled. They have restarted work on the system in tandem with the Russian Space Agency.

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