Have you ever dreamt about going in space? Most of us will never be able to, but there’s a way to find out how it would feel. You can go up, up and a away with Norwegian spaceship at Andøya Space Center.
You can bring your family or friends along on a “Journey to Mars!” In a virtual role play you will travel to Mars as a research crew of six to investigate the possibility of life on our neighboring planet. The use of VR-technology really gives you that extra-terrestrial feeling! Recommended from 10 years and up. Duration: 70 minutes.
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Spaceship Aurora is an educational and activity center linked to Andøya Space Center and located in Vesterålen in Northern Norway. In the Visitor Center it’s possible to explore activities suitable for space enthusiasts of all ages. A visit to Andøya can provide insight on the northern light, the universe, Norwegian space exploration and the research activities at Andøya Space.
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Find out how the Northern Lights affect our planet. Take part in scientific experiments, launch virtual probes and discover what life is like at a space center. When you’re inside the Escape Room, the Earth is under attack, and only you can save it! Through logic, creativity and cooperation you must find the clues and solve all the puzzles within one hour in order to save our planet. Suitable for youths and adults. Maximum number of participants: 5 per group. It’s a fun and educational experience.
When in Vesterålen, you can also experience the Kingdom of Whales.
Andøya Space is an aerospace company which enables scientists, engineers, students and government entities to achieve mission success and move our world forward. The company provides the services and technologies that enable the science communities to explore our atmosphere and space environment, and it has a long and proud history of successful missions.
Up, Up and Away With Norwegian Spaceship, compiled by Tor Kjolberg
All images © Andøya Space Center