Ankit Khanal is currently doing his Bachelor’s Degree program in Computer Engineering at the Tribhuvan University in Nepal. Ankit has spent doing research, conducting events, and mentoring his fellow friends in the space field for the past seven years. He has been showing his passion for space exploration and planetary science in various possible ways. He was the first National Coordinator for NASA Scientist for a Day in Nepal. For which he guides students from 5-12 grades to research planets and their moons. Not only this, recently, he was appointed as Nation Coordinator for Astronomers without Borders of Nepal. Besides this, He is International Astronomical Union’s Dark Skies Ambassador, STEM Ambassador for East-West Center Nepal, and Student Space Ambassador for The Mars Generation for his country. He is an active member of SGAC and a mentor as well. He also works as program committee co-lead at Nepalese Space Research Association (NESRA). He has been immensely dedicating his passion for the space industry in Nepal for all these years, and his main aim is to change Nepal from a non-space faring nation to a space-faring country. He is a young learner, space enthusiast, space exploration & planetary science researcher, citizen scientist whose dream since childhood has always been to be an astronaut one day. He is waiting for the right time and opportunity.