KTH Space Center

KTH Space Center coordinates and promotes space-related activity at several KTH departments, with an overarching objective of establishing KTH as a "Space University" and a hub for Swedish space research and technology.

Prize for the best final degree project

KTH Space Center have introduced a yearly prize for final degree projects awarded to the KTH students who under the previous academic year have performed the best final degree project within the areas of interest to KTH Space Center. The amount of prize money is 5 000 SEK for final degree projects on basic level and 10 000 SEK for final degree projects on advanced level. Take the chance, nominations are accepted until the 1st of November!

Click here to read more about KTH Space Center’s prize for the best final degree project (pdf 141 kB)

Join the next KTH REXUS team!

REXUS/BEXUS programme provides an upportunity for university students to design, build and fly their experiment onboard a sounding rocket. KTH has successfully participated in the programme with several teams, and now the next team is composed. Apply to join the team by September 20.

Announcement/A4 (pdf 154 kB)

Short presentation of the new project (pdf 520 kB)

New observations of the Crab Nebula

New observations made by the balloon-borne telescope, PoGO+, reveal the Crab Nebula's polarised emissions for the first time. The results may help to explain sudden flares in the Crab’s X-ray intensity, as well as provide new data for modeling and understanding the nebula.

Click here to read more about the findings from the PoGO+ mission

New course - Astronomy for Engineers

Are you interested in astronomy? In the spring of 2017 we are offering a new basic-level course in astronomy suitable for all students at KTH. The course provides an introduction to topics such as planets, stars and galaxies as well as telescopes and instruments.  

Click here to read more about the course Introductory Astronomy for Engineers

New book about remote sensing

The book Multitemporal Remote Sensing, edited by professor Yifang Ban at KTH, is now published by Springers and up for sale!

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