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Aurora borealis (nordlys) er en synlig visning av elektrisk ladede atompartikler fra solen som kommer i kontakt med jordens magnetfelt.

Shaping Norway as a Space Nation

The Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) is operating on behalf of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. We coordinate Norwegian space policy and industry to develop the Norwegian space sector. 

About us

Stories from the Norwegian Space Industry

Illustrasjon av en Ariane 6.

International Cooperation

We are actively participating in the European Space Agency´s (ESA) initiatives, the EU space program and have bilateral agreements with several countries and organisations.

International Cooperation

Illustrasjon av NorSat-1

Norwegian Small Satellites and Space Infrastructure

Norway has developed a space infrastructure for both commercial and governmental use.

National Satellites, Ground Stations and Organisations

Christian Hauglie Hanssen


Reaching the end users and converting space data and services into local value creation are two major challenges to be discussed in a panel at the International Space Symposium in Colorado Springs on April 10th. Director General of the Norwegian Space Agency, Christian Hauglie-Hanssen, will lead the panel debate.


Anniken Krutnes, the Norwegian Ambassador to the USA, is speaking at the Norwegian-American Space Seminar on Space Cooperation.

Event in Washington

The Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) had the pleasure of welcoming more than 80 participants from the USA, Canada, and Norway to the very first seminar for "Transatlantic Cooperation on Space Technology and Policy in the Arctic.