Two of the most leading space agencies among them are ISRO of India and NASA of the US. Both of them have many similarities as well as differences in their administration. See the COMPARISON BETWEEN ISRO AND NASA.
The Indian Space Research Organisation famously known as ISRO is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered at Bengaluru city.
It was founded by Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai who is regarded as “Father of India’s space program” on 15 August 1969. After its induction. President of ISRO is K. SIVAN.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent branch of the Federal government of the United States of America. It is headquartered at Washington DC in the United States.
It was established on 29 July 1958 by Dwight D Eisenhower. President of NASA is JAMES FREDERICK BRIDENSTINE.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The nation’s civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research.
The Indian Space Research Organisation
The primary space agency of India
Country of Origin
United States of America
Washington, D.C., USA
Directly under the United States government
Department of Space, Government of India.
COMPARISON BETWEEN ISRO AND NASA:
- NASA has an annual budget of $22.6 billion whereas ISRO has an annual budget of $1.84 billion (estimated).
- NASA is mostly based on research-oriented missions whereas ISRO is mostly based on development-oriented like communication, weather forecasting satellites, etc.
- Most of the projects undertaken by NASA are in collaboration with many countries and space agencies. At the same time, India is single-handedly executing their projects.
- ISRO launched 104 satellites in a single launch and broke the record set by the Russian space agency of 37 satellites in a single launch. While comparing ISRO vs NASA, the US space agency is far behind in this achievement.
- NASA is one of the most successful space agency on the earth with a higher number of successful space missions. ISRO is a more efficient and leading space agency on earth.