Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)

Facilities in Kiruna


IRF has a space simulator, purchased in 1991


Calibration laboratory


Integration laboratory


Computer-aided cutter in the mechanical workshop


IRF has facilities for producing liquid nitrogen


IRF has a staff of 8 engineers (plus 2 at EISCAT HQ also on the Space Campus)


IRF has a well-appointed library specialising in space plasma physics and
atmospheric physics.
The library also serves the Division of Space Technology of Luleå University of Technology in Kiruna


Lunch and coffee is served in IRF's restaurant, which can seat about 60 people.
The restaurant also serves the Division of Space Technology of Luleå University of Technology in Kiruna


Auditorium at the Kiruna Space Campus Auditorium at the Kiruna Space Campus

The Aula (auditorium) seats 208 people and has a full range of audio-visual equipment


Photos by Torbjörn Lövgren and Rick McGregor, IRF


Updated by webmaster*irf.se
2016-03-04