January 2019 Travel and Lodging Information


Participants that wish to be involved with the integration and launch at the Andøya Space Center in Norway, need to be on-site on JAN 4, 2019 ready to complete their final integrated check-outs.  It is recommended that participants travel on January 2 and 3 so they are ready to work on January 4.  Our launch window opens on January 10 and closes on January 14.  With the start of the academic semester, many participants may not be able to stay for the whole launch window.  It is recommended that participants plan on staying until noon local time Saturday, January 12 to support 3 possible launch days. 

AIR: It is recommended that you fly into and out of Andenes, Norway.  Flights are very limited to this airport but it is recommended over the alternative of driving from Bodø or Tromsø.  There is some information on flights from Andenes that can be found hereInternational participants (USA and Japan) should plan a full 24 hours or longer to get to Andenes.

HOTEL: There is a block of rooms at both the Andøya Space Center dorms as well as local hotels in Andenes.  Upon completing your registration on this website for the January trip, Chris Koehler will send details on how to make your reservations.  Prices as of October 2, 2018 are listed below.  Space is very limited so please complete your registration soon by clicking here.  Dorms single = NOK 480.  Dorms double = NOK 690.  Single hotel = NOK 1450.  Cabins = NOK 2250.  More details on these options can found in the travel presentation by clicking here.

CAR: It is recommended that you have a vehicle to get to and from town, the airport, and Andøya Space Center.  Avis and Hertz are available at Andenes airport but advance reservations are required.

MEALS: Meals are provided for 4 participants per team.  Meals at Andøya are available to everyone but advance payment is required.  Chris Koehler will invoice everyone after your register.  Prices are as follows:  Breakfast: NOK 80  Hot lunch: NOK 115  Dinner: NOK 160.  There are restaurants options in Andenes as well.


This Site was last updated October 2, 2018



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