World's largest multi-mission ground station network

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

SSC Ground Network comprises core SSC owned stations and collaborative partner satellite stations strategically located around the world. Each satellite station is unique in its specific application and services with some overlapping capabilities allowing customized solutions to global tracking network applications. In many cases, the ground stations are operated 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

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

SSC offers global satellite operation and communication solutions through our global ground station network. This network is controlled and monitored by Network Management Centers with locations in Sweden and the US. All ground station services are accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. SSC and its global network of ground stations are also constantly evolving with new locations, continually planned and upgraded 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 mission. We have decades of experience in 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

The new generation of small satellites and large constellations requires increased flexibility and exceptional availability coupled with cost-efficient operations. SSC Infinity meets these needs by leveraging technology to provide reliable, accessible and automated ground network services

Data Handling and Processing

SSC provides well established, highly reliable and cost-effective solutions for data handling and processing services for different customer needs. SSC operates in a flexible multi-mission environment well suited to implement new missions and activities. SSC’s multi-mission services are operated 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including the provisioning of high-speed terrestrial communications to the customer-specified location.

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