The CSA focuses its activities and resources on three main areas:
- Space exploration: Participation in astronaut missions, astronomy and planetary studies, scientific research in space (execution and support).
- Space utilization: Earth observation by satellite and collection of space data.
- Space science and technology: Development of innovative space technologies and applications used on Earth.
The CSA also occupies an important place among the many space agencies the world. The organization boasts numerous partnerships with: government, industry, academia and various international organizations.