Norwegian Space Agency
Space Agency and Office • Member since 1987
The Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) is a government agency under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. NOSA promotes the development, co-ordination and evaluation of national space activities as well as supports Norwegian interests in the European Space Agency (ESA) and the space programmes of the European Union.
The Government has defined the following goals for Norwegian space activities: 1. Promoting profitable companies, growth and employment 2. Meeting important needs of society and user groups 3. Ensuring satisfactory protection of important space infrastructure 4. Securing Norwegian foreign, security and defence policy interests in space activities and in outer space