KCL Space

KCL Space, founded in 2017, is a student-run society which comes under the Department of Physics. The aim of KCL Space is to provide its members with opportunities to engage in space-related activities, organised both within the college and internationally.

KCL Space also works to bridge the gap between the niche that is the space industry and the students aspiring to become part of it. KCL Space works towards closing this gap through its academic support, mentoring sessions and networking events.

Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Science

The facts

We are comprised of both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.
We welcome students of all backgrounds with open arms into the family of space enthusiasts.
We create and provide a safe environment for our members, letting them be free to explore the vastness of the universe and themselves at the same time.
We also hosted UKSEDS NSSC 2022 and won the Most Improved Society 2022.
We have won the NASA Space Apps Challenge nationally and reached Runners Up worldwide.

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Affiliations

KCL Space is a branch of the United Kingdom Students for Exploration and Development of Space (UKSEDS) and our members regularly volunteer with the organisation.

The society also has strong links with the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAS) and LaunchLink, with the aim of providing a platform for collaborations on projects.

Rocketry

Our Rocketry division began in 2018-19 academic year. We were able to launch some small, but exciting, rockets at Dulwich.

After this, we wanted to go bigger! Larger rockets were built, but unfortunately due to weather and logistical issues, these have not yet been launched.

We are excited to grow and we would love to hear from you if you would like to join up, have ideas, or any questions, please click one of the links below.

Companies we have partnered with

  • Asteroid Mining Corporation 
  • Institute of Physics 
  • Global Surface Intelligence 
  • Lumi Space
  • Sen Space 
  • Earth-i
  • SEPNet

More info on these can be found here. 

Committee Members

  • President – Ahlam Abdi
  • Chair - Pratyaksha Purohit 
  • Co-Vice President – Ellen Oudkerk-Sodia
  • Co-Vice President – Fedor Sulitskiy
  • Treasurer – Sahil Goonraz
  • Secretary – Polina Dzhgun 
  • Co-Head of Marketing - Sarthak Maji and Isha Parvaiz
  • Head of Space Law - Trisha Unnikrishnan 
  • Head of Space Medicine - Sasvi Wijesinghe
  • Co-Head of Rocketry - Anastasia Soldatova and Dipanjan Mitra 
  • Systems Head & Chief Strategist – Ignacio Serrano Figueroa
  • Wellbeing Lead - Stina Zejnullahi

How to Join

For more information, please send us an email or visit our website.

Members can join the Society by clicking here.

For Non KCL Prospective Members please click here.

You can also follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

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