open every day
10.30 - 17.30
june 11th - 20th august
Scince 1962, Andøya Space Center has launched over 1000 scientific rockets into space from Andøya, Norway. As Europe's only operating space center, we offer services to organizations like NASA (American Space Administration) and ESA (European Space Agency).
Spaceship Aurora is the visitor-educational and activity center linked to Andøya Space Center. At Spaceship Aurora you can experience a virtual trip into space, learn more about / get to know more about the Northern Lights, get more knowledge of the origin and effect on our planet, and how the Northern lights are reflected in Norwegian history and culture. You will take part in scientific experiments, launch virtual probes and get an impression of how the day-to-day life is like at a Space Center. The Spaceship offers activities for all age groups. We can also offer fun souvenirs at our Space Shop.
What happens when a solar storm hits Earth? Join our Mission Commander in a scientific mission into space exploring the northern lights and the solar storms inpact on earth. The spaceship needs a highly competent crew of resarchers, engineers and pilots to collect data from space, in this virtual trip. (ENG/NOR)
In our auditorium, we show a widescreen film about the Northern Lights and research history up to the present day. The center also offers exhibitions about the Northen Lights and Norway as a space nation. (ENG/NOR)
In our Briefingroom we can offer you active 3D-glasses and the film "Unraveling the Cosmos". The film tells the story of space exploration, and how big space probably is (And it`s BIG!). (ENG/NOR)
At Spaceship Aurora you can meet a scientist in order to get to know the wonderful science behind the Aurora. We can offer:
Alexander Biebricher, Ph.D., is a scientist who now works as physicist and Chief Science Officer at the visitor-educational center Spaceship Aurora. (ENG/GER/NOR)
|Mission Spaceship||Film and exhibitions||3D-film|
|Adult (over 15 years)||NOK 350||NOK 125||NOK 75|
|Children (8 - 15 years)||NOK 175||NOK 50||NOK 50|
|Children (under 8 years)||Free||Free||Free|
|Student||NOK 200||NOK 75||NOK 50|
|Preebooking groups over 10 persons||Contact||Contact||Contact|
Film and exhibithions are included in the "Mission with Spaceship Aurora".
Tickets can be bought at our webshop or at the door.
Tickets will be available only at the door in the off-season period of 20th August - 11th June.