Who's Who in the New Space Race?

 

Level 10

Manned Landing on Mars, Phobos or Deimos

Level 9

Moonbase Planted, Visit to Near Earth Object

Level 8

Moon Landing, Continual Orbital Presence

 

  UNITED STATES               

Level 7

Can independently send astronauts into space

 

 RUSSIA       

  CHINA            

Level 6

Trains astronauts, undertakes science missions

 

EUROPE     

        JAPAN     

Level 5

Can independently launch satellites / weapons

 

      INDIA              

IRAN      

       ISRAEL                

NORTH KOREA    

SOUTH KOREA

Level 4

National Space Agency with satellite(s)

ARGENTINA       

  BRAZIL        

  MALAYSIA   

     PAKISTAN                 

          CANADA                      

      NIGERIA                            

    TAIWAN                  UKRAINE                  

Level 3

Space Agency / Space Office with no satellites

  ALGERIA            

     AUSTRALIA                   CHILE                

 PERU                     

 S. AFRICA   

BANGLADESH     

  INDONESIA          

  SAUDI ARABIA      

       THAILAND    

  TURKEY                   

Level 2

Academy of Sciences / University w/'Astro' degree

ARMENIA   BELARUS   COLOMBIA

MEXICO   NEW ZEALAND

CROATIA   GEORGIA   LEBANON

SERBIA   SINGAPORE   VENEZUELA

Level 1

Observatory, Planetarium and/or Astronomy Club

Albania   Azerbaijan   Bahrain   Belize

Crna Gora   Cuba   Dominican Rep

Jordan   Kazakhstan   Kuwait   Libya

Namibia   Oman   Philippines   Qatar

  Turkmenistan   United Arab Emirates

Bolivia   Bosnia   Brunei   Congo   Costa Rica

Ecuador   Egypt   Ethiopia   Ghana   Jamaica

Macedonia   Madagascar   Moldavia   Morocco

Sri Lanka   Syria   Tajikistan   Tunisia

Uruguay   Uzbekistan   Vietnam   Zimbabwe

Level 0

Nothing- No Infrastructure

Afghanistan   Angola   Benin   Bhutan   Botswana

Central African Rep.   Chad   Congo-B   East Timor

Guinea   Guyana   Haiti   Honduras   Iraq

Malawi   Mali   Mauritania   Mongolia

 Papua New Guinea   Paraguay   Rwanda

Swaziland   Tanzania   Togo

Burma   Burkina Faso   Burundi   Cambodia   Cameroon

El Salvador   Eritrea   Fiji   Gabon   Guatemala

 Ivory Coast   Kenya   Kyrgyzstan   Laos   Lesotho   Liberia

Mozambique   Nepal   Nicaragua   Niger   Palestine   Panama

  Senegal   Sierra Leone   Somalia   Sudan   Suriname

 Uganda   Yemen   Zambia

 

Non-State Entities:

 

  

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