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Aurora rocket BROR launched from Esrange

19:03 pm . March 23, 2023

At 7.23 pm (CET) on 23 March, the sounding rocket BROR was launched from Esrange Space Center to an altitude of 240 km where it created a spectacular auroral light show on the evening sky. The research will deepen our[...]

Future space engineers in action

17:03 pm . March 21, 2023

This weekend the Swedish qualification for ESA’s CanSat competition took place at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm. Seven impressive teams from all over Sweden competed and three teams were chosen to compete in Kiruna this spring. The[...]

SSC guest in Swedish podcast Innovationslandet

14:03 pm . March 17, 2023

The other day, our Head of Innovation Linda Lyckman was interviewed by the popular Swedish podcaster Emma Frans about the connection between Space and society. As guest in the podcast Innovationslandet Sverige, Linda shares her thoughts on the importance of[...]

On a mission to create colorful clouds for aurora studies

09:03 am . March 9, 2023

SSC and a group of auroral scientists from the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF) will launch a sounding rocket from Esrange to create colorful clouds for aurora studies. On 12 March a first attempt will be made to launch[...]

A week of space conferences

17:03 pm . March 1, 2023

On March 5-8th, this year’s issue of Sweden’s biggest space conference Rymdforum will be held in Kiruna. SSC will be there, of course, and our devoted colleagues are looking forward to meeting our industry peers at the SSC booth. On[...]

50 years of space excellence – and many more to come

09:02 am . February 27, 2023

For more than 50 years, SSC has been an essential part of the global space community. The merit list is long and impressive, showing that the company is in both the scientific and technological forefront as well as a well-trusted[...]