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.

Working with the Student Satellite MIST!

Do you want to work on the Student Satellite MIST? Right now there are several positions available in the following fields:

• System engineering (1 position)
• Mechanical integration and test (2 positions)
• Thermal analysis and test (1 position)
• Functional testing and flight simulations (3 positions)
• On-board software (2 positions)
• Ground station design, integration and test (2 positions)

Click here for instructions on how to apply! (docx 17 kB)

Very short lunch talks about Space History

During this autumn Sven Grahn (dr h.c.) will provide shorter lunch talks about various topics of space history. They will be hosted every week between the 25:th of september until the end of november. For more information about dates and topics see the calendar closer to the autumn Click here for the calendar site!  .

Exploring the Physics of Planetary Environments

This summer a novel and unique course addressing the physics of atmospheres, ionospheres and magnetospheres of various Solar System bodies will be housed at KTH. Guest lecturers from Sweden, Europe and the US provide a tour through the Solar System with lectures and workshops on different ways of measuring, observing and modelling planetary environments. The course targets primarily MSc and PhD students. For more information about the course and application click on the link below:
Information about the course

BepiColombo launch

KTH has delivered two wire boom units to the Jaxa/ESA mission BepiColombo that launched on the 20 of October. This is the start of a 7 years long journey to Mercury in order to learn more about the planet.

Click here to read more about the BepiColombo mission