Data acquisition services are provided in direct mode for satellites passing over the station as well as from on-board tape recorders.
Data processing and distribution to any site in the world is provided. SvalSat, with its extreme northern location is the only commercial ground station in the world able to provide all-orbit-support to owners and operators of polar orbiting satellites.
Because of its geographical position, SvalSat is recognized as the best-located ground station in the world for satellite control. SvalSat can cover all 14 of the daily 14 passes of polar orbiting satellites. With TrollSat in operations from 2007, KSAT has global data dump at two points for each orbit of polar orbiting satellites, and TT&C twice for each orbit. Our global network makes the data acquisition services even more attractive due to the various locations available. This enables extremely rapid data access worldwide.