Space NTNU

Board of Directors

Rannveig Færgestad


Currently the President of Space NTNU and Space Generation Advisory Council’s National Point of Contact in Norway. Former Project Manager and Founder of Propulse NTNU. Specializing in computational mechanics and structural impact. Passionate about motivating more students to choose a career in the space industry.

5th year Mechanical Engineering Student

Kjersti Elise Bragstad

Vice President

Former CTO and co-founder of Propulse NTNU. During her time at NTNU she has been a part of different projects regarding space technology and has experience with space start-ups. Specializing in industrial mechanics. Co-Founder of Space NTNU.

5th year Mechanical Engineering Student

Steffen Folåsen

Event Manager

Current board member of Space NTNU, as well as an ADCS engineer in Orbit NTNU. Space technology enthusiast, looking to expand the space community in Norway.

2nd year Cybernetics and Robotics Student

Alexey Gusev


A current member of Orbit NTNU. After seeing Sputnik and the Souyz rockets in real life he has dreamt of working within space. He appreciates the beauty of  science, and its applications in space. His goal is to get the Norwegian space sector to new heights and maybe even out in the outer cosmos.

4th year Computer Science Student

Susanne Nymoen


Ever since she was little, she has had a fascination for space and technology. In addition, she hopes that Norway can become a leading provider of technological innovation in space exploration, and consequently seeks to spread interest among others.

4th year Accounting and Auditing Student

Marketing & Communication

Theodor Holmsen


From Asker. Currently specializing in software development and machine learning, with a background in electrical engineering. Working to expand the space community at NTNU.

5th year Computer Science Student

Eivind Heggset

Campaign Manager

CEO and Chairman of Orbit NTNU. He has passion for the future of space exploration and dreams of increasing the collective interest for space technology in Norway.

2nd year Maths and Physics Student

Daniel Fremming

Graphic designer

A selfproclaimed geek and a believer in a second Space Race.
As a space aficionado he believes it is his responsibility to help expand the space community in Trondheim at first and later on, on a more national level.

2nd year Industrial Design Student

Event Management

Daniel Styrk Godø-Dempsey

Many of Daniel’s first interests revolved around large machines, of which the space community has abundant examples. His goal is to be part of the Norwegian space community as it grows to a more prominent actor. Daniel is also currently a member of Orbit NTNU, and looks forward to the chance of one day seeing the Earth from orbit.

3rd year Electrical Systems Engineering Student

Erlend André Sandblåst

Currently event member of Space NTNU. Former marketing member of Orbit-NTNU.

2nd year Logistic Engineering Student

Advisory Board

Edvard Foss

Senior Advisor

Former Project Manager and Co-Founder of Orbit NTNU. Currently working for the ESA Business Incubation Centre in Denmark. Founder of Space NTNU.

5th year Electronic System Design & Innovation Student

Vebjørn Kristvik

Senior Advisor

Mechanical engineer at Orbit NTNU. A space enthusiast. He wants to expand the space industry in Norway by making it easier for students to get involved, and push the industry forward.

1st year MBA Student

Amalie Wee

Senior Advisor

Former project manager at Propulse NTNU. She has been passionate about space her whole life, and even saw the last launch off the Space Shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center.

3rd year Electrical Engineering Student