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Kristian von Bengtson is a co-founder of the non-profit and open source space project called Copenhagen Suborbitals. His mission is to fly into space in a spacecraft he has designed and buildthimself. He has a passion for design processes containing a technical twist or as many challenges as possible. Only when pushing himself to the edge of what is possible, Kristian feels alright. He has a Master’s degree in Architecture and Space Science, worked at NASA and did various design and art projects, earning him several awards and 20 personal design grants.