SpaceUp Barcelona
SpaceUp Barcelona

Organising Team

Local team

Armengol Torres

IT and aerospace senior consultant. He is the National Coordinators Manager at World Space Week and the founder and president of Comunitat NewSpace (NewSpace Cluster).

Milena Orlandini

Science and technology communication specialist, leading a R&D project in Space Technology and Digital Fabrication, as part of ESA-BIC Barcelona. Regional partner of UN World Space Week and SpaceUp Barcelona.

Marta Lebrón

Linguist, space enthusiast, and communicator. Communication Manager at Zero 2 Infinity, ISU SSP17 alumni and co-founder of Collaborates with the Space Generation Advisory Council as Editing Team Coordinator. Lead organizer for SpaceUp Barcelona 2016, now back for take II.

Mar Fernández

Communication Consultant specialized in scientific dissemination, co-organizer of the "Missió Cosmos" Christmas show of 2016 at CosmoCaixa and organizer of the World Space Week Barcelona 2017 event.

Mariona Badenas

Astrophysicist (Yale'16), space enthusiast, female advocate, pilot in training. Currently working as a research engineer in the space space division of GTD Barcelona, while she dreams of becoming an astronaut one day.

Pablo Miralles

Industrial and Aerospace Engineering student and young space professional working at GTD in ALTAIR (, looking forward to participating in the aerospace industry and community and help bring society back to the stars.

Clara Giménez

Physics student at Universitat de Barcelona. She aspires to become an astrophysicist and her dream is to become an astronaut. She is enthusiastic about anything space related.

Juan Luis Cano

Aerospace Engineer, Software Developer at Satellogic and Open Culture advocate. Chair of the Python España non-profit and developer of several software libraries for Astrodynamics and Astronomy.

Jorge Onsulve

Humanist and Egyptologist, director and journalist of La Fábrica de la Ciencia Radio and organizer of educational scientific events. Director WISH SPATIAL PROJECT.

Boyan Naydenov

Aerospace engineering student at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Working as a Software Developer in OpenCosmos. Member of UPC Space Program were he drives a satellite Ground Station.

Special Collaborators

Holger Voss

Freelance STEM and space educator, worked for the ESA Gaia satellite mission and was supporting the CoRoT satellite while working at the German Aerospace Center DLR.

Juanjo Bazán

M.Sc. in Astrophysics. Open Source Software developer and Open Science advocate. Galactic and intergalactic space enthusiast. 🦄 👾 🚀

Jeroen Toelen

Innovation Officer for Colruyt Group. Space aficionado, tech enthusiast and (time)traveler. He’s also the lead organiser at TEDxAntwerp.