Swedish Space Corporation Completes Acquisition of Universal Space Network
With the completion of this acquisition, SSC and USN will together provide a larger set of global services to their customers while continuing to provide a high level of support to each customer locally. PrioraNet, the trademarked name of their global satellite tracking service, is now positioned to better support civil, commercial and government missions worldwide.
“The acquisition of USN is an important step to provide satellite owners and operators with a world-class, one-stop-shop for satellite operations and management service. This further complements SSC’s recent acquisition of the
“The objective of this acquisition has been to increase the robustness of USN’s current operations services while enabling expansion of commercially based mission critical operations services to the industry,” stated
Joining the USN Board of Directors related to this acquisition are Mr.
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Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) is a general contractor in space and aerospace. SSC designs, tests, launches and operates space and aerospace systems. SSC develops satellites, space vehicle subsystems and payloads for sounding rockets as well as airborne systems for maritime surveillance. SSC owns a Teleport, that provides satellite communication services in
SSC owns several subsidiary companies; LSE, a German company that provides engineering and satellite operation services, USN, a US-based company that provides space operation services, ECAPS a Swedish company that develops and manufactures “green” propulsion systems and NanoSpace a Swedish company that develops micromechanical systems for space applications.
The Swedish Space Corporation group has 600 employees.
Universal Space Network, Inc. (USN) is a leader in space operations for telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) services. Offering responsive, reliable and cost-effective solutions to the global government and commercial space community, USN provides unparalleled coverage through a seamless network of worldwide satellite tracking and communications assets. These assets include both those owned by USN and those of our collaborative partners. The company has offices in
SOURCE Swedish Space Corporation