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Space NTNU is currently recruiting!
What is Space NTNU?
Space NTNU is a non-profit student-organization where space enthusiastic students can meet, find a way to connect their studies to space and be introduced to the industry! On this website, you can find available projects for your thesis, subjects at NTNU you can enroll in, internships and training course in Norway and internationally to strengthen your knowledge and expand your network. If you want to start a space-related start-up, we can help you find industry partners and connect you to ESA Business Incubator!
Do you want to build a satellite? Then you should take a look at our member organization Orbit NTNU. Is rocketry more your thing? Join member organization Propulse NTNU in building and developing a rocket for Spaceport America Cup! Or do you think drones will be the future in space exploration? Contact member organization Ascend NTNU to gain valuable insight into this new technology.
In addition to our three member organizations, we have many collaborators. From start-ups to the Norwegian Space Agency, and you can read about them and how you can get involved on this site.
Why join Space NTNU?
- DARPA to launch DoD’s first in-space manufacturing research program
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in a new program will explore options to conduct biomanufacturing in space, using biological systems like microbes to construct materials for use in orbital operations. SpaceNews
- Space Force official: Satellites in orbit have become pawns in geopolitical chess games
China and Russia have watched the United States display its military power, much of it enabled by satellites in space. China’s recent demonstration of an orbital hypersonic weapon and Russia blowing up a satellite are expected countermoves, said Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman. SpaceNews
- NASA’s Aviation Tech to Roll Out to Airports, Save Time for Passengers
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visited Orlando International Airport in Florida Wednesday and met with aviation leaders to discuss implementing aircraft flight scheduling technology developed by the agency that will soon improve dependability for passengers – which is especially important during peak travel times like the Thanksgiving holiday.
- NASA, SpaceX Launch DART: First Test Mission to Defend Planet Earth
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday at 1:21 a.m. EST on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.