Your link between Earth and Space
SSC Connect offers one of the world’s largest, most flexible and dependable ground station networks. Throughout our 50-year history, we’ve been a trusted partner for many pioneering space missions, renowned for our unique expertise in operating satellites and the ground segment. If you plan to operate a large satellite platform, small satellite constellation, a lunar vehicle or a rocket launcher, make SSC Connect your link between Earth and space.
SATELLITE GROUND NETWORK SERVICES
Global connectivity for reliable satellite operations
SSC provides a complete portfolio of ground segment services for the whole satellite mission life-cycle. As owners and operators of the world's largest network of multi-mission ground stations, we offer unequaled Earth coverage in any orbit.
Global connectivity for reliable lunar missions
We provide lunar services to LRO, NASA, ISRO, SpaceIL, and all the way back to the Apollo program. With more than twenty lunar missions we are proud to say we have a lunar service with the highest quality, using a global optimized ground network of SSC stations and partner stations. Our network ensures reliable operations of your lunar vehicle.
SSC routinely manages more than 20 LEOP* missions each year. These critical operations include Launcher Tracking, Geostationary Transfer Orbit Service (GEO-TOS), Lunar excursion and Deep Space escape orbits, as well as Low Earth Orbiting missions for many applications.
SSC not only supports spacecraft launch operations, but also services the launch vehicle as well, and sometimes both simultaneously. SSC possesses unique heritage and experience in this mission-critical domain.
*) Launch and early orbit phase
TT&C and Data Reception
World's largest multi-mission ground station network
SSC provides highly reliable and cost-effective automated services for on-orbit missions from an unparalleled network of worldwide locations. SSC's global network of ground stations is specifically designed to provide comprehensive telecom-graded communications and ground support to Earth-orbiting satellites. SSC supports more than 73,000 passes per year producing more than 3,100,000 pass minutes.
Antenna Hosting Services
Strategically selected locations
We provide hosting of customer-owned and customer-operated assets at our exceptional ground station locations.
Teleport & Media Services
Services for network operators and media outlets
SSC provides permanent and occasional teleport and media services that are independent of platforms, operators and other providers.
Full mission management services
We have 30 years' experience of comprehensive mission control services. Today, we have both prime and backup operations for geostationary and polar satellites. The services are performed from our Mission Control Center at Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden. Our operators have extensive experience in operating various platforms and can quickly address changing operational needs.
Data Handling and Processing
Well established services and experienced personnel
SSC provides well established, highly reliable and cost-effective solutions for data handling and processing services for different customer needs. SSC operates in a flexible multi-mission environment well suited to implement new missions and activities. SSC’s multi-mission services are operated 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including the provisioning of high-speed terrestrial communications to the customer-specified location.
Consulting and Mission Engineering
Exceptional people developing excellent solutions
As a complement to our global ground station network, SSC provides customers with ground systems consulting and mission engineering services to support a wide range of missions and applications.
With specific expertise in mission development, especially related to ground segment systems, our staff works closely with the satellite owner and developer to ensure cost-effective ground operations throughout the mission life-cycle.
Can't find what you are looking for?
At SSC we work in a business where agility and fast adaptation goes side by side with reliability, fail-safe and experience-based services. In our staff, we have highly skilled engineers working in various fields in the space business, and we are always ready to study your case and provide recommendations how to support your mission, project or goal.
Don't hesitate to contact us for further information.