National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

Overview

logo National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (Indonesian: Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional/LAPAN) is the Indonesian government space agency. It was established on November 27, 1963 by former Indonesian president Sukarno after one year's existence of an informal space agency organization. LAPAN is responsible for long-term civilian and military aerospace research. For over two decades, it has managed satellites^ domain-developed small scientific-technology satellites Lapan and telecommunication satellites Palapa, which were built by Hughes (now Boeing Satellite Systems) and launched from the US on Delta rockets or from French Guiana using Ariane 4 and Ariane 5 rockets. Also it developed sounding rockets and now work on small orbital space launchers that allow Indonesia join the space power's club near 2012-2014 by plans.

Number of Employee : More than 500
Address : Jl. Pemuda Persil No.1 Jakarta 13220 Telepon (021) 4892802 Fax. 4892815

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Visit website : http://www.lapan.go.id/

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