SSC provides launch services for most types of sounding rockets and stratospheric balloons from Esrange Space Center.
Esrange Space Center
SSC’s launch facility, Esrange Space Center, is located about 40 km east of Kiruna. Here you can find rocket launchers for various types of sounding rockets, a balloon launch pad with the size of 40 football fields, and also a restaurant and a hotel for the scientists and technicians who come here from all over the world. Launches can also take place elsewhere depending on the scientific mission requirements.
Many years of experience
With 40 years' of experience to draw upon, excellent facilities and a unique land impact area of over 5200 square kilometers, SSC can offer you advantages that are hard to beat.
More than 550 sounding rockets and 520 stratospheric balloons have been launched from Esrange Space Center. This gives the Center a leading position on the world map of launching facilities.
User's Handbook - Sounding Rocket & Balloon
Esrange Safety Manual
List of all rocket launches
List of all balloon launches