The town of Kiruna, lying 140 kilometres above the Arctic Circle in northernSweden, has for many years been considered the ‘‘space centre’’ of Sweden.The high latitude makes Kiruna an attractive base for international spaceresearch. This paper describes the practical-oriented Space EngineeringProgram run in Kiruna by the University of Umeå. The students on theprogram benefit from the expertise of resident and visiting space scientistsand engineers. The education is the only one of its kind in Sweden.
"Model Curricula: Umea University,"
Online Journal of Space Communication: Vol. 1
, Article 10.
Available at: https://ohioopen.library.ohio.edu/spacejournal/vol1/iss1/10
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