Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)

we are a network of space professionals and people with a passion for spaces in collaboration with national and international research, industry & policy institutions

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The OeWF conducts interdisciplinary research together with international partners on exploration strategies for future human Mars expeditions.

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Experts of the Austrian Space Forum share their knowledge and independent opinions on current space topics: unbiased, factual and reliable.

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Upcoming Events

Aug 2017
25.08.2017 - 27.08.2017: OeWF Analog Mission Advanced Training (AMAT)
Sep 2017
08.09.2017 - 10.09.2017: OeWF Qualification Rehearsal
22.09.2017 - 24.09.2017: European Mars Conference
Nov 2017
19.11.2017 - 24.11.2017: Beyond Earth Orbit: Solar System Exploration and Spacesuits
Jan 2018
13.01.2018 - 14.01.2018: Austrian Space Ball
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Recent OeWF blog entries
My first media and communications interaction with the real world

My first media and communications interaction with the real world

My name is Filippo, I am Greek/Italian but was born and raised in Vienna, Austria. When I learned about the OeWF online, I was stoked that my home country was actively engaged in the space effort. I have always wanted […]
Where to look for life on Mars?

Where to look for life on Mars?

Sophie Gruber, physics student at the University of Innsbruck and OeWF member is about to finish her Bachelor thesis. The Austrian Space Forum supported her research topic. In this blog post, she explains her thesis: Where to look for life […]
[Infographic] Hard work. No pay. Eternal Glory – Volunteering for Mars simulations. Where to start?

[Infographic] Hard work. No pay. Eternal Glory – Volunteering for Mars simulations. Where to start?

Our next international Mars simulation “AMADEE-18” will take us to the Dhofar Region, Oman in February 2018. Directed by a Mission Support Center in Innsbruck, Austria, a small field crew will conduct experiments to prepare for future human Mars missions. […]
Revamping Aouda.X to a rear entry spacesuit design

Revamping Aouda.X to a rear entry spacesuit design

Anjana Jegatheesan, a master student in Space Science and Technology of the Luleå University of Technology in Sweden, has been staying with us for a while now to work on improving our Aouda spacesuit simulator. Her newest blog will give […]
Gesture control system, or: How to speed up note taking

Gesture control system, or: How to speed up note taking

Max Lell is currently staying with the Austrian Space Forum, doing his master thesis on the Aouda space suit simulator. In this week’s blog, he explains his research. How did you get in there and how is it to work […]
Remote villages on Earth can teach us about living on Mars

Remote villages on Earth can teach us about living on Mars

When looking to settle down beyond Earth, on Mars or the Moon for example, we often focus almost exclusively on the technological aspects. We are researching how to build and land spaceships that can take humans safely to their new […]

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