Solstorm was founded by people from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology  to revolutionize space transport

Our vision is a clean and safe orbital environment where research, human spaceflight, and space-based industry thrive

Team

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Hans Theodor Johnsen

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Applied physics and electronics engineering specialist. Background as Head of Hardware in NTNU's satellite programme, Co-Founder of Propulse NTNU and SHIFT Hyperloop

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Halvor B. Veiby

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Background as Deputy Project Manager for the rocket research and development programme Propulse NTNU, Blockchain developer (BitGate), Co-Founder Trondheim Open Blockchain Society

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Fredrik Hiorth

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Mechanical engineer and diver. Former rocket engine architect at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the rocket research and development programme Propulse NTNU

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Kristian Borgen

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Co-founder of Space NTNU and background as CEO of Orbit NTNU. Military background as Private 1st class with specialization as communications operator

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Alexander Carlsen

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Business lead and computer engineer. Background as founder and former CEO of consultancy firm Favn Software.

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Christian Degirmenci

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Accounting, finance and business development

Advisory Board

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Moina Medbøe Tamuly 

Co-Founder of Ntention/Astronaut Smart Glove with NASA-partner Haughton Mars Project in collaboration with Mars Institute and NASA's Ames Research Center.

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Dr. Roger Birkeland

Nationally renowned for his pioneering work in small satellites, Dr. Birkeland is viewed as one of Norway's foremost small satellite experts, leading NTNU SmallSat lab and the Hypso-1 mission.

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Dr. Eliezer da Silva

Artificial Intelligence Professor and Postdoctoral Researcher at NTNU, Co-founder and Program Director of Nordic Probabilistic AI School

Let’s Work

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Dr. Mark Buchanan

Physicist, serial entrepreneur, innovator, inventor and business developer

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Jo Bjørnstad

Program manager for Nordic Launch and Senior Business Developer, Kjeller Innovation