Andøya Space Center (ASC) is a service provider for sounding rocket, balloon, unmanned aircraft and scientific groundbased instrumentation communities.
ASC was established in 1962, and our headquarters is located on the island of Andøya, two degrees north of the Arctic Circle, in the heart of Northern Norway and directly beneath the Aurora Borealis.
  • G-CHASER Mission Successfully Launched

    The G-CHASER mission, which includes experiments from teams in the U.S., Japan, and Norway, is the fourth of nine sounding rocket missions taking part in the Grand Challenge Initiative – Cusp, an international collaboration to explore the polar atmosphere.

  • CAPER-2 Launch Successful

    ASC and NASA launched the CAPER-2 sounding rocket on January 4th, 2019, at 09:27:00 UTC.

  • Successful Start of Grand Challenge

    Four large sounding rockets were launched from ASC launch sites on Andøya and on Svalbard within 24 hours. The vehicles were owned by NASA and were a part of a project called the Grand Challenge Initiative – CUSP (GCI CUSP).

  • Sundt Air gruppen og Andøya Space Center innleder samarbeid

    Andøya Space Center (ASC) og Sundt Air gruppen (SAG) har innledet samarbeid om å utvikle kapasitet på overvåkning med fly og RPAS av store hav- og kystområder.

  • Stilling ledig: Elektronikkingeniør eller fagarbeider

    Telemetri og elektronikkseksjonen ved ASC skal styrkes med to nye stillinger.