ROCKET & BALLOON ACTIVITIES
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, 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.
Years of experience
Upcoming & Ongoing
BOLTThe objective of the BOLT (Boundary Layer Transition) project is to experimentally investigate the hypersonic boundary layer transition mechanisms from […]
MAPHEUS 11The MAPHEUS 11 campaign consists of a two stage vehicle configuration with three German experiments onboard.
HEMERAHEMERA is a balloon infrastructure project, funded by the European Commission within its programme Horizon2020. In this programme, six zero […]
STERN II LEONIS IIII LEONIS II is a student campaign of the Institute of Space Systems (IRAS) of the Technische Universitat Carolo-Wilhelmina zu […]
Unique balloon mission at EsrangeMini Booster is a balloon campaign aimed to measure infrasound in the atmosphere.