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.

AESIR Rocket launch

AESIR is a student rocketry association at KTH that aims to design, build and launch rockets with the long term goal to break the European student rocket altitude record (currently above 30 km). Finishing up their first rocket “ODIN”, the team is looking forward to the launch campaign at the Swedish Armed Forces's training and shooting range in Älvdalen from the 29th of October to 1st of November.

Follow them on their social media channels for updates about the launch:
AESIR on Facebook
AESIR on Instagram

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

Prize for the best final degree project

Don't miss the chance to apply for KTH Space Center's prize for best final degree project! The prize is awarded yearly 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. Nominations are accepted until the 1st of November!

Click here to read more about the competition on advanced level
​​​​​​​Click here to read more about the competition on basic level​​​​​​​

New talk online

Now our latest lecture about the most energetic particles ever detected is available online! This lecture about ultra high energy cosmic rays was held by Francesca Capel on the 12th of September 2018.

Click here to find the lecture Exploring the universe with Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays

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