Philippine Space Agency facts for kids
|Owner||Office of the President|
|Established||August 8, 2019|
|Headquarters||Clark Special Economic Zone, Philippines|
|Administrator||Joel Marciano Jr., Director-General|
|Budget||₱1 Billion (2020)|
PhilSA was made by the law Republic Act No. 11363. It became a law in August 8, 2019.
The Philippines did some space projects before PhilSA became an official organization. Philippines’ Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) put the first Filipino-made object into orbit, DIWATA-1, in 2016. The second was Agila 2 in 2018.
The buildings and other things for PhilSA are scheduled to be finished in 2022. In 2020, it operates in the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga and Tarlac, which used to be an American air base.
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