Vietnam Space Technology Institute (STI)
The Vietnam Space Technology Institute (STI) is a leading national research institute on space science and technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. It was established on 20 November 2006 by the Vietnamese government.
The main functions of STI are to research the basic issues on space science and technology, research and develop Earth observation small satellites, plan and carry out independent science-technology programs on space technology and applications of the remote sensing, GIS and GPS for natural resource, environment and disaster management.
Vietnam Space Technology Institute website: http://www.vast.ac.vn/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=73:vietnam-space-technology-institute&Itemid=103