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Ficora grants licence for satellite to watch space weather and aurora borealis

Thursday 22 March 2018 | 14:05 CET | News
Finnish communications regulator Ficora said it has granted a radio licence for the Suomi 100 satellite system created by Aalto University. It comprises one satellite and two earth stations, one in Espoo and the other on Svalbard in Norway. Uses include researching electromagnetic phenomena in near-earth space (space weather) and capturing images of space landscape such as the northern lights (aurora borealis).

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