The group is involved in several active projects and collaborations.

The active projects include:

  1. Optical Periscopic Imager for Comets
  2. Optical navigation for small solar system body proximity operations and mapping (1.09.2019−31.08.2021)
  3. Applied research on system of sensors and software algorithms for safety and driver assistance on remotely operated ground vehicles for off-road applications (1.10.2018−30.04.2021)


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    • Sara Seager’s lab (
      • Projects looking at the behavior of life on exoplanets
      • Planetary surface reflectance modeling.
    • Shuhei Ono’s lab (
      • Looking at methanogens for bioelectrochemical methane production, also for ISRU
    • Tanja Bosak’s lab (
      • Planetary oxygen evolution
      • Looking at preservation of fossils on both early Earth and Mars context
  • Aalto University
    • Jaan Praks’s lab
      • Cooperation regarding to SISPO (pace Imaging Simulator for Proximity Operations)
      • Cooperation with OPIC