Sweden Inaugurates Esrange Spaceport


The EU sees Esrange spaceport in the Arctic Circle as mainland Europe’s first independent gateway to space.

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Sweden has inaugurated its Esrange spaceport ahead of the first planned orbital satellite launch from the facility, planned for early 2024. Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson were present for the opening...

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