All shares of SSC (Swedish Space Corporation*) are owned by the Swedish Government. The ownership is administered by the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
The purpose of SSC is according to the articles of association to conduct space activities with a commercial focus, be responsible for the operation of Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden, and conducting business compatible therewith. The operations of the company include both a commercial part and a public mission.
The public mission includes the launch of rockets and balloons for different types of research and technology development and related services. These public mission activities are solely conducted within the company's division Science Services.
SSC adheres to the "Swedish Code of Corporate Governance" (dated 1 February 2010) in accordance with the ownership policy of the Swedish Government.
*The registered Swedish name is ”Svenska rymdaktiebolaget”