Japan and Norway have signed a memorandum of understanding for sounding rocket research on the aurora and space weather.
AISSat-2, Norway's second national satellite, was launched on the 8th of July 2014. Like its predecessor, AISSat-1, the new satellite will monitor maritime traffic from space.
The University of Toronto will build the platform for the Norwegian satellite NORSAT-1.
Each krone invested in the Norwegian space industry yields a return of almost 5 kroner, shows a report from the Norwegian Space Centre.
A new Norwegian satellite, will be built to investigate solar radiation, space weather and detect ship traffic. Inititally named NORSAT-1, the launch is planned for 2015. The NSC will coordinate the development and the integration of the instruments.
The Norwegian Space Centre has announced a request for tender to build the platform for the new Norwegian satellite NORSAT-1. The satellite will investigate solar radiation, space weather and detect ship traffic.