Top News on Kiruna

  • Spaceport Sweden plans to be advanced ‘astronaut’ training centre


    Spaceport Sweden and UK-based technology consultants Qinetiq are to work together to develop a preparation programme for commercial space travellers, initially based at the Flight Physiological Centre in Linköping, Sweden.


  • Other News for Kiruna

  • ​C-130 crash crew had no terrain warning


    Terrain-warning settings on a Norwegian air force C-130J were not adequate to detect the presence of Sweden’s...


  • PICTURES: BAe 146 Atmospheric Research Aircraft sets off on three-week Arctic mission


    BAE Systems' BAe 146 Atmospheric Research Aircraft has started another tour of duty within the Arctic circle to gather...


  • Spaceport Sweden plans to be advanced ‘astronaut’ training centre


    Spaceport Sweden and UK-based technology consultants Qinetiq are to work together to develop a preparation programme...


  • News Listings for Kiruna

  • Swarm launch is triple play success for ESA

    News | 22 Nov 2013 19:41 | Dan Thisdell

    The European Space Agency (ESA) racked up a triple success today with the launch of its three-satellite Swarm mission, a four-year quest to study the Earth’s magnetic field in unprecedented detail.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swarm-launch-is-triple-play-success-for-ESA-393433/
  • ​C-130 crash crew had no terrain warning

    News | 28 Oct 2013 17:31 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Terrain-warning settings on a Norwegian air force C-130J were not adequate to detect the presence of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain before a crash in March 2012.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/C-130-crash-crew-had-no-terrain-warning-392245/
  • PICTURES: BAe 146 Atmospheric Research Aircraft sets off on three-week Arctic mission

    News | 19 Mar 2013 11:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    BAE Systems' BAe 146 Atmospheric Research Aircraft has started another tour of duty within the Arctic circle to gather data that will improve predictions about the region's future climate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-BAe-146-Atmospheric-Research-Aircraft-sets-off-on-three-week-Arctic-mission-383576/
  • Spaceport Sweden plans to be advanced ‘astronaut’ training centre

    News | 20 Dec 2012 13:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Spaceport Sweden and UK-based technology consultants Qinetiq are to work together to develop a preparation programme for commercial space travellers, initially based at the Flight Physiological Centre in Linköping, Sweden.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spaceport-Sweden-plans-to-be-advanced-astronaut-training-centre-380388/
  • Norway, Sweden investigate 'mystery' C-130J crash

    News | 19 Mar 2012 14:00 | Craig Hoyle

    Norwegian and Swedish authorities have launched investigations into the cause of a 15 March crash which killed all five crew members on board one of the Royal Norwegian Air Force's Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Norway-Sweden-investigate-mystery-C-130J-crash-369650/
  • Norway launches search for missing C-130J

    News | 15 Mar 2012 17:57 | Stephen Trimble

    Norway has launched a search and rescue mission after a Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules tactical transport went missing ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Norway-launches-search-for-missing-C-130J-369573/