February 3–February 7, 2020.

The Canada-Norway Student Sounding Rocket (CaNoRock) exchange program is a partnership between the Universities of Alberta, Calgary and Saskatchewan, the Royal Military College, the University of Oslo and the Andøya Space Center in Norway.

Undergraduate students spend a week on site at the Andøya Space Center, gaining hands-on experience in sounding rocket and payload instrument design.

For more information please attend our upcoming information session in DICE 7-395 at 12:00–13:00 on WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER 2019.  


Places are limited and undergraduates must apply through ISSET to be considered for the program.

To apply please send your resume, an up-to-date, unofficial transcript from beartracks, and a one (1) page essay on why you should be considered for the CaNoRock program to

Selection Criteria:

  • GPA
  • Career ambitions in space
  • Related projects & experience
  • Demonstrated Leadership and Teamwork
  • Presentation, ability to represent the university, compliance with application requirements
  • Short-listed candidates may be interviewed before final selection

Applications must be submitted by email by 23:59:59 on Monday December 9, 2019.

This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian Space Agency. This funding covers all costs of the program (including travel, food, accommodation and range fees) except for registration with the University of Oslo.

Courtesy of André Ulliac