Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)

Created on February 10, 1994, the Brazilian Space Agency (known by its initials AEB) is a civilian space agency, linked directly to the Office of the President of Brazil. As such, it is in charge of overseeing Brazilian activities in space. The AEB has given Brazil a leading role in space in the Latin American region, and has made Brazil into a valuable and dependable partner for cooperation in the International Space Station.