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Reaktor Hello World in orbit

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What we do

Space as a Service

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In-orbit demonstration
New technologies and solutions are key for achieving competitive edge. CubeSats offer a fast and economical method for testing even the most complex challenges in space environment. This is the first step to kick-start your business in space.
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Space-based services
Satellites are by nature a truly global solution as they orbit our planet. A constellation of small satellites enables larger coverage and lower latency. Be it for monitoring our environment, connecting the world or exploring the universe beyond Earth.
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State of the art
technology
CubeSats are a new breed of spacecraft that create unique business opportunities for many fields. They are effective while cost-effective due to their low launch cost. Space Lab’s proprietary technologies allow us to provide streamlined solutions for your mission needs.
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The sky is no longer
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Space has never been closer to reach. Our co-created space-based services unleashes the full potential of your business. We’ll assist you on the way from designing the missions and satellites to building and operating your very own spacecraft fleet – or anything in between.

Showcase

On-going projects

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Hello World

Demonstrating the Hello World platform for future Earth orbit and deep-space missions. Seeing the invisible – first ever miniature hyperspectral infrared imager onboard. In-house designed and manufactured platform scalable up to 12U CubeSat size.

View project

Launch: 2018

Status: IN OPERATION

Class: 2U CubeSat

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W-Cube
Demonstrating a new frequency band for future telecommunication satellites. Higher frequencies enable faster communication speeds for satellites providing global connectivity. First ever Finnish satellite ordered by the European Space Agency.

View W-Cube mission

Launch: 2021

Status: Development phase

Class: 3U CubeSat

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Sunstorm

A demonstration satellite for future space weather forecasting. Also known as XFM, an European Space Agency mission co-created by RSL and ISAWARE.

Link to SUNSTORM press release

Launch: 2021

Status: Development phase

Class: 2U CubeSat

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Hera

RSL is providing technology for the Milani and Juventas small sats riding to the Didymos asteroid system with the European Space Agency HERA main spacecraft. A mission to study a type of asteroid which could be potentially hazardous to Earth. Despite their risks, these asteroids might be utilized for their valuable resources in the future.

View HERA mission

Launch: 2023

Status: Design phase

Class: Subsystems

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COMMERCIAL

Reaktor Space Lab is co-developing commercial services with our partners in the fields of Earth observation, remote area connectivity, and space weather monitoring.

Interested in hearing more? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Status: Confidential

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Team

Space Lab Crew

Employees

Jarkko Antila

CEO

Expanding the universe

Tuomas Tikka

CTO & Co-founder

Exploring the unknown

Janne Kuhno

Lead Engineer & Co-founder

Keeping tech together

Timo Nikkanen

Systems Engineer

Engineering jack of all trades

Dr. Tatsuo Shimizu

Chief Scientist

Making imagination tangible

Daniel Landau

Software Developer

I mash my keyboard until things start working

Board of Directors

Juha-Matti Liukkonen

Chairman of the Board

Director, Space & New Technologies, Reaktor Innovations

Juha Ilola

Board Member

General Counsel, Reaktor Group

Tuomas Tikka

Board Member

Co-founder, Reaktor Space Lab

Aarne Oja

Board Member

Angel Investor

Advisors

Antti Näsilä

Hyperspectral Instrument Specialist

Research Team Leader at Technical Research Centre of Finland

John F. Bolton

Extensive career at NASA as an Instrument Systems Engineer (e.g. Landsat)

Managing Director at Full Spectral Imaging

Dimitris Sykas

Earth Observation and Hyperspectral data Specialist

Founder at GEO University

Markku Luotamo

Chief Data Scientist

OrbitGo Oy / Reaktor

Jami Sarnikorpi

Advisor (RSL)

Technical Coordinator at CERN