California Space Authority

Governed by a statewide board of directors, the California Space Authority (CSA) is a nonprofit corporation representing the commercial, civil, and national defense/homeland security interests of California's diverse space enterprise community in all four domains: industry, government, academia, and workforce.

Designated as California's Spaceport Authority, CSA is a member-based "enterprise" association working closely with stakeholders statewide to facilitate California's competitiveness and space enterprise vitality.


Comprised of space-related companies, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and academic research programs, California space enterprise provides or supports the delivery of hundreds of space-related products and services.

A $31B business representing 21% of the global space market, California space enterprise provides over 370,000 jobs statewide and $19.4B in wages1.

1Economic Analysis Provided by A.T. Kearney


To Retain, Grow and Create California Space Enterprise


To Provide California space enterprise voice, Visibility, and a Competitive Edge


California Space Authority is designated, by the State of California, as the "California Spaceport Authority." In this capacity, CSA is to facilitate development of California-based spaceports.

History of CSA

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