Just out of Curiosity, Does MEXICO have a Space Program?

this is a question i have always wondered, i remember reading something about mexico starting something like that. Will Mexico ever land on the moon? lol

5 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    "Reuters reports that the lower house of the Mexico's Congress has approved the formation of a national space agency for the country. The Mexican Space Agency, with an initial budget of only $2 million, would "coordinate research and work with universities and the private sector to launch communication and weather satellites." (For $2 million, that won't allow for much coordination.) Backers of the proposal hope that the agency will help development of high-tech industries in the country. While the article treats the agency as a bit of a novelty, a number of countries not traditionally associated with space now have national space agencies, including NASDRA in Nigeria and GISTDA in Thailand."

  • T J
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    No, they have a lot of space.

    Mexico is a very poor country. Even "well-funded" countries like the U.S. think twice before doing a moon shot - for Mexico, even putting up a satellite would be a big deal. I can't imagine their funding a space program.

    They might have done something like contribute to the International Space Station for the heck of it, but to fully fund a mission to the moon? They have neither the technology nor the resources.

  • Dr. R
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Yes, they do. And launches are so cheap they're within the means of a small group of boys from Colorado to pay for.

    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    No, but they plan on stowaways to get to the moon and will do twice the work as American astronauts for half the price.

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  • Justin
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    I don't know if they have a space program....

    I know they don't have a olympic swim team or anyone that swims good still in their country though..


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