Andøya Rakettskytefelt is the name of a rocket launch site on the north Norwegian island of Andøya . The first rocket launch took place on August 18, 1962. Under the project name Ferdinand 1 , a Nike Cajun rocket reached an altitude of 100 km. Since then, over 700 sounding rockets have been launched from there. The highest peak was 1460 km and was reached on January 18, 2008 by a Black Brant 12 from NASA .
- Homepage of the rocket launch site (English)
- Andøya (English)
- Andoya in the Encyclopedia Astronautica (English)
- Numerous pictures from the DLR experiment SHEFEX II on the Andøya Rocket Range website
- Numerous pictures from the DLR experiment SHEFEX II on the website of the Andøya Rocket Range ( Memento from June 26, 2012 in the Internet Archive )