Esrange Space Center, Kiruna
About Esrange Space Center, Kiruna
Esrange Space Center, Kiruna - Address, Phone Number
Address: Esrange, 981 91 Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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Esrange Space Center is a research centre and rocket range, which was built in 1964 by ESRO. In 1972, however, the ownership of the centre was transferred to the Swedish Space Corporation. Its ideal location, amidst vast wilderness 200km north of the Arctic Circle, makes it perfect for observing the aurora borealis, rocket launches, satellite tracking, etc. The space centre also holds public tours where visitors get to see live action at the launch pads and research labs.
Esrange Space Center Information
- The base is not open to the public, but there is a small unmanned visitor center with an interactive exhibition that features activities at Esrange and Swedish aerospace work.
- SSC – Esrange Visitor Centre is open on request.
How To reach Esrange Space Center by Public Transport
- By car
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