Pekka Janhunen homepage

Finnish Meteorological Institute, Space Research
P.O. Box 503
FIN-00101 Helsinki, Finland

Space plasma physicist and inventor, Research Manager at Finnish Meteorological Institute.
Also senior advisor of Aurora Propulsion Technologies Oy and guest professor at University of Tartu, Estonia.


Ceres megasatellite settlement idea (2021-)

Steam balloon concept for lifting payloads to stratosphere at low cost (2019-)

Coulomb drag propulsion - electric solar wind sail and plasma brake (2006-)

List of scientific publications


Old stuff:

Tela (a public-domain scientific software)

STARE radar: operations stopped in May 2005, data remain

GUMICS-3 global MHD simulation, not recently updated

New information about aurora in Finnish, from 2000

Mini UNIX guide from 1999

MHD course notes from 1996


Created 8 August 1994
Updated March 9 2021

Pekka Janhunen (First.Last@fmi.fi)