Everything is on track!

It’s now three months since we successfully launched Ovzon 3. The satellite is in great shape and currently in a phase where “boring is good” perigee is raised, apogee reduced and inclination decreasing. Power and propulsion subsystems functioning nominally. Meaning everything is on track for Ovzon 3 to reach its orbital position by mid-2024 as planned.

This achievement holds significance for Sweden as well, as Ovzon 3 marks the first-ever privately funded commercial GEO satellite, propelling the nation forward in space history, especially given the heightened focus on defense and security. It is with immense pride and humbleness that we acknowledge our role in such a crucial field. The satellite carrying the Ovzon On-Board-Processor continues its journey to the final position in GEO orbit, colloquially referred to as the “parking slot.”

Back on planet Earth, our primary focus continues to be on preparing our customers and partners for commercial and operational use of Ovzon 3’s unique capabilities. We are 100% dedicated to show and prepare how to leverage what the Ovzon 3 SATCOM-as-a-Service solution delivers.

These are indeed exciting times — for the satellite as it establishes itself in space, for our company as we grow, develop, implement, and explore new opportunities and collaborations, and for the Swedish Space Industry. The future holds promising ventures and advancements, and we are thrilled to be at the forefront of this transformative journey.

If you want to follow our satellites movement in real time, there are several good tracking pages, and you can find our satellite either via its NORAD ID 58698 or by its name Ovzon-3​. Two options can be found below:​OVZON-3 Tracker 3D ​Satellite Tracker 3D

Ovzon 3 in brief

Ovzon 3 is the first privately funded and developed Swedish geostationary satellite ever to be launched. It’s also the most powerful GEO satellite ever to be put into orbit, covering 1/3 of the earth via its steerable spot beams. The satellite carries Ovzon’s patented solution with high-power steerable beams and unique software-defined capabilities.

Launched via a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Ovzon 3 will reach a geostationary transfer orbit. Over a span of 3-4 months, Ovzon 3 will utilize its internal electric propulsion system to gradually transition from the transfer orbit to its designated geostationary orbit position, or ‘parking slot,’ at 59.7 degrees east.


For enquiries regarding Ovzon 3 launch, please contact:

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