Join us on a journey into the Northern Lights!

At Andøya Space Center in Vesterålen you can take part in an exciting mission, explore the Northern Lights and learn about space travel with Spaceship Aurora!

Spaceship Aurora

Spaceship Aurora is a new 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. A Mission Commander will guide you and your group through the Aurora mission. We can also offer fun souvenirs at our Space Shop.

Northern Lights Film and Exhibitions

In our new auditorium, we show a widescreen film about the Northern Lights and research-history up to recent days / today. The center also offers exciting exhibitions about the Northen Lights and Norway as a space nation.

A real spacecenter

Spaceship Aurora is located at Andøya Space Center. At Andøya Space Center research rockets (sounding rockets) are launched into space here at Andøya Space Center several times a year. The Space Center also launches balloons, from small weather balloons to enormous circumpolar research balloons.


   Mission Spaceship Film and exhibitions
Adult (over 15 years) NOK 350 NOK 125
Children (8 - 15 years) NOK 175 NOK 50
Children (under 8 years) Free Free
Student   NOK 200 NOK 75
Preebooking groups over 10 persons 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.


Family discount: 2 adults and 3 children = 1 child for free.

For preebooking and information, please send us an e-mail  contact@spaceshipaurora.no  
Or give us a call +47 76 14 46 00