Category: News

Largest balloon ever launched from Esrange

13:07 pm . July 13, 2024

Larger means higher – and today at 4.39 pm local time, the largest stratospheric balloon ever to be launched from Esrange Space Center rose from the ground in northern Sweden. On its way to its destination in North America, it[...]

SSC and Firefly to launch satellites from Esrange Copy

13:07 pm . July 13, 2024

SSC and U.S. space transportation company Firefly Aerospace have signed a collaborative agreement to jointly launch satellites with Firefly’s Alpha rocket from the newly inaugurated spaceport at Esrange Space Center in Sweden, starting in 2026. Together, Firefly and SSC are[...]

NASA SUNRISE-III balloon launched

02:07 am . July 10, 2024

At 06:22 local time on the 10th of July, the NASA balloon carrying the SUNRISE-III payload was successfully launched from Esrange Space Center. The balloon has a volume of 970 000 m3 when it reaches float altitude of approximately 36[...]