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Launch of sounding rocket from Andøya Space Center. Photo: ESA/J. Makinen

Green light for satellite launch base at Andøya in Norway

08 October, 2021

Will make Norway one of the few countries capable of launching satellites from its own territory.

NorSat-3 monitors ship traffic. Illustration: Norwegian Space Agency

Norway's new satellite detects radar signals from ships

29 April, 2021

NorSat-3, launched successfully on the 29th of April 2021, will improve monitoring ship traffic from space.

NorSat-TD is a new Norwegian satellite for demonstrating technology in space. Illustration: Space Norway

Agreement signed with the Netherlands for Norway's new satellite

20 January, 2021

NorSat-TD will demonstrate new technologies from France, Italy, the Netherlands and Norway.

Satellitter kan brukes til å holde øye med avlinger over hele verden. Foto: ESA

United Nations and Satellites: Making Good Use of Space

25 October, 2020

75 years after the United Nations was established, the organization aims to make the world a better place with the help of satellites. Norway plays a central role in this work.

A solid national budget for Norway's activities in space

07 October, 2020

The new national budget expands Norway's participation in ESA's and EU's space programs as well as the allocations for the national utilization of these programs.

The planned Norwegian satellite Norsat-1. Illustration: T. Abrahamsen

Pioneering ship traffic detection from space

21 September, 2020

Norway's first AIS satellite launched 10 years ago and was one of the first to monitor maritime traffic from space.

Norsk Romsenter befinner seg i Drammensveien 165 på Skøyen i Oslo.

Name change at the Norwegian Space Centre

05 February, 2019

The Norwegian Space Centre is now called the Norwegian Space Agency.

First Norwegian hybrid rocket launched from Norway

02 October, 2018

Nucleus will be the core of a new launch system for small satellites.

Den amerikanske astronauten Sunita Williams på romvandring. Foto: NASA.

Norway exhibits pavilion at the world’s largest space conference

17 September, 2018

The Norwegian pavilion at the International Astronautical Congress 2018 will showcase Norway’s space industry.

Jan Wörner, ESA's General Director (left), and Ralph W. Bernstein, CEO of Kjeller Innovation, signed the ESA BIC Norway agreement. Photo: Kjeller Innovation

ESA opens Business Incubation Centre in Norway

02 September, 2018

Great opportunities for startups based on space technology.