Tartu Observatory conducts research and development activities in the fields of astronomy, remote sensing, and space technology.

Research enables:

  • broadening of the scientific world view
  • participation in international projects
  • applied research to be conducted
  • research-based consultation to be provided
  • expert assessments to be provided
  • training of young scientists


Remote sensing

Space technology

Tartu Observatory projects

We are a partner and coordinator in many projects.

Learn more

Tartu Observatory projects in the Estonian Research Information System

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Ingliskeelse kolme minuti loengute konkursi esikolmik_autor Piret Ehrenpreis

Record high number of participants in 3-minute thesis competition

ESTCube-2 orbiidil

University of Tartu’s second student satellite ESTCube-2 now completed and leaving Estonia

ESTCube-2 satellite testing in the labs of Tartu Observatory University of Tartu

Shock tests were performed on the ESTCube-2 satellite