Corporate Governance

All shares of SSC are owned by the Swedish Government. The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation administer the ownership of SSC (Swedish Space Corporation).

A commercial part and a public mission

The purpose of the company 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 conduct 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”

Esrange Space Center

Our quality work

Quality is vitally important to us. To achieve quality requires conscious, planned and coordinated efforts, that involves everyone in our group of companies, at all levels and in all units.

SSC’s purpose with quality management is

  • to ensure that our work methods (i.e. processes) enable us to achieve our objectives
  • to improve our effectiveness and efficiency

SSC’s Group Management System is certified according to ISO 9001 since May 2000.

Related links

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Instruction ownership - in Swedish

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Articles of Association - in Swedish

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SSC ISO 9001:2015 Certificate

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We offer proven expertise in the development of satellite subsystems as well as in satellite communication and operations. We develop rocket systems and experiment payloads, and we launch sounding rockets and high-altitude balloons.