Difference Between ISRO and NASA
ISRO vs NASA is based on their year of establishment, origin, headquarters, and achievements attained by them. The key differences between ISRO and NASA are briefly explained in the table given below:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Indian Space Research Organization
Country of Origin
United States of America
Nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research.
Primary space agency of India
NASA replaced NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics)
ISRO replaced INCOSPAR (Indian National Committee for Space Research)
United States Government
Department of Space, Government of India
Washington, D.C., USA
NASA has launched 1091 unmanned space satellites and 109 manned missions satellites to various planets in the Solar System
Launched satellite Rohini by SLV-3, the first-ever Indian-made launch vehicle
The Skylab space station
ISRO Built India's first satellite, Aryabhata
Apollo 1: 1st spaceflight to the moon
Chandrayaan-1, ISRO, sent its first mission to the Moon.
Hubble space telescope: the biggest telescope launched in the earth's lower orbit in 1990.
ISRO launched its Mars Orbiter Mission in 2013
Supports the International Space Station
Developed the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)