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HGSS | Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 141–156, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-141-2018
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Special issue: History of geophysical institutes and observatories

Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 141–156, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-141-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Review article 07 Dec 2018

Review article | 07 Dec 2018

The history of Andøya Rocket Range

Eivind V. Thrane
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asc-before and now Trond Abrahamsen ASC https://doi.org/10.5446/38276

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The article describes the history of Andøya Rocket Range (now Andøya Space Center) from its inception in 1962 until today. From the first sounding rocket launch, ARR/ASC has developed into an important company on both the national and international scene. Its activities encompass scientific studies of the Arctic upper atmosphere with sounding rockets and advanced ground-based instruments, education in space science and technology, and technological services required for such activities.
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