|Official 2D portrait, art by Kobayashi|
21 March 2017 - present
27 March 2017 - present
STL Kobayashi (born 1998) is a Thai micronationalist and the founder of Aphelia Space Research Nation.
STL Kobayashi was born on 5 June 1998 in Bangkok, Thailand. Her childhood was relatively uneventful until 2015 alone when established the Technostellar Space Republic. Tehnostellar quickly fell into inactivity and was officially dissolved in next few week. And established an amateur rocket group, NEXSpace Exploration in January 2017.
In the summer of 2017 Kobayashi stumbled upon a video about the Principality of Sealand and was intrigued. After encounter in and online drama about veganism and unrealistic space station design in Asgardia facebook group. She started researching more about micronationalism and decided she wanted to start her own micronation. After brief planning for four days. Space Port Interplanetary Nation were established. Kobayashi rework on Space Port in 2017 and 2018, finally change it name to Aphelia Space Research Nation.
Even Kobayashi agree with some libertarian choice in the political compass such as lift a ban on marijuana, prefer rehabitation over punishment and decriminalized abortion. She is more agree with socialism choice like give a free healthcare, school, some basic need service by government. Kobayashi also agreed to control over some misleading information and hoax expecially about science and medical.
The Commander as head of state is also officially the head of all the branches of the National Self Defense Force. These include: The Army, The Navy, the Air Force and Search and Rescue force (SaR). STL Kobayashi also command ASRN military engineering branch.
- Aphelia Space Research Nation - Stellar (STL), 21 December 2017.