Lara Fernandez was born in Barcelona in 1994. She received her B.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering by the Univeristat Politècnica de Catalunya – UPC BarcelonaTech in 2017 and is currently pursuing an M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering. Lara joined NanoSat Lab in 2016 as a Payload Hardware Engineer for the 3Cat-NXT platform. She is currently leading both the payload antenna design and the GNSS-R and radiometer payload software for the 3Cat-4 mission. Additionally, she is involved in the FSSCat project working in the development of a multispectral payload.