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First ever in Europe hot-fire test by RFA

16:06 pm . June 2, 2023

For the first time in Europe, and second time worldwide, a privately developed staged combustion upper stage has been successfully hot-fired. The test was performed at Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden, owned and operated by Swedish Space Corporation (SSC),[...]

SSC at the TTC summit in Luleå

18:06 pm . June 1, 2023

This week, the EU-US summit Trade and Technology Council (TTC) is being held in Luleå. As one of the important societal builders in the Norrbotten region, SSC was there to discuss our future of Swedish space activities as an important[...]

Student rocket SERA-4 successfully launched

05:05 am . May 31, 2023

The SERA-4 launch campaign is hosted by the French Space Agency CNES and is part of the Perseus project. SERA-4 is the last one to be launched in the student rocket development project. Technically it is a smaller rocket, using[...]

Successful launch for microgravity research rocket

12:05 pm . May 23, 2023

On Monday 22 May at 07:00, the MAPHEUS-13 rocket was successfully launched from the Esrange Space Center outside Kiruna. The launch as well as the four experiments on board could be carried out as planned.

Space sunflowers on Earth

09:05 am . May 23, 2023

As the societal dependence on Space continues to grow, so does the interest in exploring it – especially among younger generations. In order to bridge the gap between academia and industry and to get the younger generation interested in Space,[...]

SSC, OneWeb and Northwestel partner on 10-year deal

20:05 pm . May 16, 2023

SSC has signed a 10-year contract with the low Earth orbit satellite communications company OneWeb to build and manage its Satellite Network Portal (SNP) in Yellowknife, NW, Canada. This new SNP will deliver increased bandwidth, performance and resiliency to all[...]