The Swedish Space Industry

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC)

SSC - Swedish Space Corporation - is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.

Swedish National Space Board

Contact organ for international space cooperation. Responsible for state-funded national and international space projects. Administration under the Swedish Department of Education.

ESA BIC Sweden

ESA's Business Incubator in Sweden. Helps companies to apply space technology for terrestrial operations.

IRF - Swedish Institute for Space Physics

The Swedish Institute of Space Physics (Institutet för rymdfysik, IRF) is a governmental research institute with about 100 employees. Its primary task is to carry out basic research, education and associated observatory activities in space physics, space technology, and atmospheric physics. IRF has employees in Kiruna, Umeå, Uppsala, and Lund. The main office is located in Kiruna in northern Sweden (geographic coordinates 67.84° N, 20.41° E).

Spaceport Sweden

Spaceport Sweden is a pioneering initiative to establish commercial human spaceflight in Kiruna and become Europe’s gateway to space. We welcome you to join our journey towards the future and offer you space experiences already now – your next adventure starts here


The EISCAT Scientific Association exists to provide scientists with access to incoherent scatter radar facilities of the highest technical standard:

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