Space Science Centre (ANGKASA) (formerly known as Institute of Space Science) was established on August 1, 2003. On December 2, 2013, ANGKASA has become one of the entity under the Institute of Climate Change (IPI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

ANGKASA was founded as a multidisciplinary research institute conducting teaching at postgraduate level and research in the field of;

– Space Science: Astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, space chemistry, geology and meteorology of the planet

– Space Technology: Design and installation of systems for communication, control and drive for rocket and spacecraft

– Space Technology Applications: Covering meteorologists field, environmental management, disaster management and land use

– Space Governance: Space law and international relations associated with the exploration and use of space