Partners

One of the goals of the program is to create relations to the Norwegian space industry. We have several partners contributing so far.

Norspace
Norspace is a world leading, independent supplier of on-board electronic equipment and components for satellites and launchers.
Kongsberg Defence Systems
Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) is an internationally oriented knowledge-based technology corporation, which primarily targets offshore, merchant marine and defence markets.
Norwegian Space Centre
The Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) is a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. NSC promotes the development, co-ordination and evaluation of national space activities as well as supports Norwegian interests in the European Space Agency (ESA).
Andøya Rocket Range
Andøya Rocket Range (ARR) is the world’s northernmost permanent launch facility for sounding rockets and scientific balloons and is responsible for all scientific-related balloon and rocket operations in Norwegian territory.
NAROM
NAROM (Norwegian Centre for Space-related Education) initiates, develops, and performs educational activities, seminars and conferences at all levels of education within subject areas related to space, such as space technology, space physics, atmosphere and environment.
UiO
The University of Oslo (UiO) supports the construction of the second satellite in the program.
HIN
Narvik University College (HIN) supports the construction of the first satellite in the program.
NTNU
Gunnar Stette from NTNU participates in the group of experts used for reviewing proposals for new satellites, as well as for design reviews and acceptance reviews during the construction of the satellites.
Kongsberg Satellite Services
Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) is a commercial satellite centre, located in Tromsø, Norway. They have ground stations in Tromsø, Svalbard, Grimstad and the Antarctic. KSAT supports us by having a student satellite ground station in their facilities at Svalbard.
Global Educational Network for Satellite Operations
GENSO is a new project initiated under the auspices of the International Space Education Board (ISEB). This board consists of the Education Departments of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) , the European Space Agency (ESA), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the National Aeronatics and Space Administration (NASA).
AAlborg University
The team at AAUSAT is very helpful giving us feedback and passing on their knowledge in designing and building satellites.
Delft University of Technology
TU Delft has designed and built Delfi-C3, a satellite to be launched in december 2007. We have been learned a lot about satellite design from them.
Texas Instruments Norway
Former Chipcon, now Texas Instruments Norway, has supplied us with transmitter and tranceiver electronics for satellite to ground communication.
Atmel AVR
The Norwegian Division of Atmel, has supported us with development boards for testing the AVR32 microcontroller on student satellites.