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Jari Mäkinen

An award-winning science journalist with deep interest in space, flying and especially in spaceflight. Based in France, working mainly for the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Science programs & and News and Current affairs) and Tekniikan maailma.

More info about him is available here and a list of his recent programs and articles is here.

His Books

Avaruuslentäjän käsikirja (Handbook for an accidental astronaut) and Planeettaluotainten ABC (ABC of the Planet probes). Third one will be published in 2023.


Respected online-only science publication co-founded by Jari Mäkinen. Tiedetuubi has been covering science and technology since 2012 with facts and fun. Updated nowadays less frequenty.

Kupla Productions

Kupla Productions Ltd is a media production company, founded by Jari Mäkinen in 1999. It provides all kinds of communication services mainly about science and technology.

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