Raising Awareness of the New Space

By Johanna Haveri

Learning should start at a young age Pupils and teachers from Mustasaaren keskuskoulu visiting our satellite workshop at LUMA Center Ostrobothnia in Technobothnia. An important part of our KvarkenSpaceEco Interreg project is to raise awareness of the opportunities of space. We do this work with people of all ages in the Botnia-Atlantica area. After the…

Five teams were rewarded in the KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge 2022

By Johanna Haveri

Five teams were rewarded in KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge 2022 – Team Gaenseliesel won the hackathon The KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge on sustainable forestry was held in March 2022. The idea of this hackathon was to combat the climate change in sustainable forestry with help of space-based data. This hackathon was open for students, startups, and researchers.…

CanSat 2022 National Competition Was Held in Vaasa

By Johanna Haveri

Young people competed in building and launching CanSats in Vaasa Participants of the CanSat 2022 Finland’s national competition in Vaasa. Photo: Jan Holmgård. ESERO’s first national CanSat competition in Finland was held in Vaasa this week. KvarkenSpaceCenter was a co-organizer of the competition. The European Space Education Resource Office, ESERO, is a space-training program coordinated…

Kvarken Space Center’s visit to Nummen koulu (Vaasa, FI)

By Johanna Haveri

Kvarken Space Center visited Nummen koulu Kvarken Space Center was invited for a school visit to Nummen koulu (Nummi School) in Vaasa (Finland) to talk about satellites and organise a satellite-building workshop. The visit was organised on 22nd March 2022 and it included three lectures and two satellite workshops with 200 school children aged 8…

Some Flashes from the EnergyWeek

By Johanna Haveri

Some Flashes from the Vaasa EnergyWeek Powered by Space – Space technologies and the energy transformation seminar during the Vaasa EnergyWeek was indeed a good opportunity to combine space and energy themes. We had competent presenters and panelists and a very interested audience. Thank you all for participating, and see you again next year on…

…3,2,1 – GO KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge

By Johanna Haveri

KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge has started! KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge on Sustainable Forestry is finally here! We have been planning this for months together with our partners and sponsors and the hackathon organizer Ultrahack. We are so happy to see so many eager teams working towards sustainable solutions for forestry with help of space-based data. We are…