Aalto-2 makes it to space – finally

April 19, 2017

The launch of the satellite known as Aalto-2 from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Tuesday was successful. The device is designed and built by Aalto University students.

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Cohu Experience breaks Finnish crowdfunding record

February 22, 2017

Finnish startup Cohu Experience has closed a 3.2 million-euro round for its Space Nation Astronaut Program. Over 500 Finnish private investors were among the crowdfunders.

Finnish Aalto-2 satellite is ready for space

July 15, 2016

The Finnish Aalto University-based Aalto-2 satellite is now ready to take part in the international QB50 Mission.

NASA to harness solar wind travel with Finnish invention

April 13, 2016

NASA has started testing Finnish HERTS E-Sail concept at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in the US.

Finnish measurement technology helps to explore Mars

March 8, 2016

The European Space Agency ESA will launch the Exo Mars spacecraft to Mars together with the Russian Roscosmos. The spacecraft is carrying Finnish measurement technology from the Finnish Meteorological Institute and fitted with Vaisala sensors.

Finns developing EUR 1.3 billion weather satellite programme

February 18, 2016

Software and system development company Space Systems Finland (SSF) is involved in the follow-up project of the European Meteorological Satellite Programme headed by the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, the European Space Agency and the European Commission.

Finnish Meteorological Institute’s method assists in winter navigation

January 21, 2016

The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) has developed a method that makes it possible for ice services to utilise the measurements of the European Space Agency’s Cryosat-2 satellite. The data from the satellite measurements helps identify ice conditions that are dangerous for ships.

Reaktor to launch Finland’s first commercial satellite

December 9, 2015

The Finnish technology company Reaktor has announced that it will launch Finland’s first commercial satellite, to be known as Reaktor Hello World, in autumn 2016.

Finnish-led technology to outer space

October 29, 2015

An international project coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland supports the future missions to Mars.