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South Korea’s INNOSPACE Signs MoU with Andøya Spaceport for Satellite Launches

By Doug Messier
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February 23, 2022
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Sounding rocket launch at Andøya. (Credit: Norwegian Space Agency)

ANDOYA, Norway (Andøya Space PR) — Andøya Spaceport and INNOSPACE has signed a memorandum of understanding to launch into polar and sun-synchronous orbits from Norway.

INNOSPACE was established in 2017 and is headquartered in South Korea, providing manufacturing and engineering services for aerospace and defence contractors.

The company is developing a series of satellite launch vehicles named Hanbit.

– This MoU with INNOSPACE shows how Andøya Spaceport is able to attract the attention of commercial companies worldwide,” says Ingun Berget, President of Andøya Spaceport. “We are very excited to have INNOSPACE onboard as we move forward with the launch site construction.”

“Andoya Spaceport is really the ideal location for launches towards polar and sun-synchronous orbits,” says Dr. Soojong Kim, CEO of INNOSPACE. “Selecting strategic locations around the world brings us closer to our customers.”

About Andøya Spaceport

Andøya Spaceport is a 100 % owned subsidiary of Andøya Space, focusing on providing a launch site and related services for companies who wish to launch small satellites into polar and sun-synchronous orbits.

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