On-orbit services

World's largest multi-mission ground station network

SSC Universal Space Network provides global access to your spacecraft.

SSC provides highly reliable and cost-effective services for on-orbit missions from an unparalleled network of worldwide locations. SSC Universal Space Network was designed specifically to provide comprehensive communications and ground support to Earth-orbiting satellites.

Telemetry, Tracking, and Control (TT&C) and Payload Data Services

SSC offers global satellite operation and communication solutions through SSC Universal Space Network, our global ground station network. SSC Universal Space Network is controlled and monitored by Network Management Centers with locations in Sweden and in the US. All ground station services are accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. SSC and the Universal Space Network are also constantly evolving with new locations, continually planned and upgraded in order to meet our customers’ changing needs.

Mission Establishment Services

For the pre-mission and pre-launch phases, we work in close cooperation with our customers to define the mission requirements and implement a ground segment solution that meets or exceeds the mission needs. SSC provides a complete, turnkey technical and operational solution which is tailored to each individual mission. We have decades of experience of pre-mission activities and establishment of terrestrial communications circuits. Coupled with our unparalleled multi-mission network, this ensures that your ground-based communications will be successful from the first data-flow test through launch and to the end of the mission.

We provide the following services to guarantee mission success:

  • Mission engineering and documentation
  • Mission testing
  • Data flows
  • Simulations
  • Rehearsals 








On-orbit services

Contacts - Satellite Management Services

Leif Österbo
Satellite Management Services
Tel. +46 8 627 64 10

Erik Eliasen
Acting Executive Vice President Americas
Tel. +1 719 578 3321

Mats Tyni
Executive Vice President Europe,
Middle East, Africa
Tel. +46 980 7 2177

Rafael Krawiec
Executive Vice President Asia, Pacific
Tel. +852 3184 0372