Access to space data and services has become an absolute essential for governmental actors ranging from diplomatic missions to maritime authorities. Space capabilities, be it communications, satellite navigation or Earth Observation are a cost-efficient way for the Union to manage security incidents, mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure the wellbeing of its citizens.
Finland and Colorado have strengthened their collaboration in the space sector: in February 2022, Finland and Colorado signed a memorandum of understanding, which is a continuation of their longstanding cooperation in science and technology. The monitoring committee for the science and technology agreement met in Helsinki last week.
Next stop Moon: ESA's exploration program Terrae Novae has launched a call for ideas - Finland has a broad opportunity for participation
As part of its "Terrae Novae" exploration program, the European Space Agency has launched a call for ideas, which welcomes small mission proposals with a focus on lunar exploration. The call for ideas also provides a broad participation opportunity for Finnish research institutions, schools and companies. Mission proposals can be submitted during a period of twelve weeks.
- "Space reflects great power politics in its most authentic form"
Markus Holmgren is a researcher at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs and a doctoral researcher at the University of Turku. He focuses on…
- ”We have an obligation to minimize the adverse effects of unsustainable space activities"
Minna Palmroth is a professor of computational space physics at the University of Helsinki and the director of the Finnish Centre of…
- A new scientific discipline is on the horizon in Finland: space ethics is on the rise
During his master's studies, Oskari Sivula came across a captivating topic in a newspaper article: space ethics. The topic lingered in Sivula's mind,…