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Master Marie Bøe Henriksen!
June 2019
Congratulation to Master Marie Bøe Henriksen! She has studied our miniaturized Hyper Spectral Imagers (HSI) in detail. Her work is focused on calibration and image correction. She is now a PhD. student at NTNU AMOS.
Read thesis here.
Minister of Research visits
04.05.2019
On Saturday morning, our Minister of Science and Higher Education in Norway Iselin Nybø and her crew visited and inspected KHO. To the left the Minister checks out our observational dome in the instrumental section.
More images here.
RENU 2 makes headlines
23.04.2019
The GRL overview paper by PI Marc Lessard of the Rocket Experiment for Neutral Upwelling 2 (RENU2) is making headlines in PHYS.ORG. KHO is sited and our BACC camera movie of the dayside aurora is highlighted.
Read article here.
Exceptional image!
11.04.2019
The CAPER-2 rocket launch was captured by pilot Eivind Trondsen on the Lufttransport Dornier 228 flight from Ny-┼lesund to Longyearbyen. The sun illuminated rocket trail is seen towards the south horizon as the rocket penetrates the upper layers of the atmosphere.
More details here.
U.S. Ambassador to Norway
01.04.2019
We are proud to announce that the U.S. Ambassador to Norway and former Rear Admiral United States Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite has visited KHO. He was informed about our long standing relation and excellent co-operation with U.S. space science.
More info here.
CAPER-2 rocket launched!
04.01.2019
Today at 09:26:58 UT the Cusp Alfven and Plasma Electrodynamics Rocket-2 (CAPER-2) was launched from And°ya over Svalbard into perfect optical cusp conditions as seen from KHO.
ASC:Info NORUSCA camera: Movie
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