News archive

14.08.2019 VR software

Aalto Virtual Planetarium software is released and can be downloaded at

12.08.2015 Rosetta at perihelion

Rosetta and the comet 67P/C-G reach perihelion on the 13th August. To celebrate, we published some news and visualizations on our research!

24.06.2015 Building the Finnish Centenary satellite

This Aalto University proposed nanosatellite has been chosen as part of the programme of centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017.

23.01.2015 Publication in Science

Our group's research is featured in the Science article Birth of a comet magnetosphere: A spring of water ions. See more of our part in this here, also in Finnish.

13.11.2014 Philae landed

Philae has landed on the comet 67P/C-G and is transmitting images from the surface of the comet!

12.11.2014 Landing on a comet

Rosetta has sent its Philae lander to the comet 67P/Churuomov-Gerasimenko. See ESA's site for a live feed!

24.9.2014 New probes at Mars

MAVEN and Mangalyaan have both successfully reached Mars orbit. Congrats!