The Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) (Norwegian: Norsk Romsenter) is a Norwegian government agency that promotes space exploration.
Norsk Romsenter (NSC)
NSC is a subsidiary of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry. It supports the European Space Agency. The Centre is located in Oslo and can reached via commuter train from Skøyen station. The Hinode Science Data Centre (SDC) Europe has been developed through the Norwegian Space Centre, at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, as part of the contribution of the European Space Agency to the Hinode mission.
Goals and aims
- Create 10% annual growth in the space sector
- Meet national user needs
- Attain a leading international position in space research
- Maintain a leading role in space-related ground infrastructure