Israel Space Agency (ISA; Hebrew: סוכנות החלל הישראלית, Sochnut HeHalal HaYisraelit) is a government agency of Israel. It oordinates all Israeli space research programmes with scientific and commercial goals. It is part of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Israel. It was established in 1983. The head of the ISA is Major Gen. (ret.) Prof. Yitzhak Ben Yisrael.