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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Upcoming Events

Sep 2016
02.09.2016 - 03.09.2016: Airpower 2016
Oct 2016
14.10.2016 - 16.10.2016: European Mars Society Conference
Jan 2017
09.01.2017 - 14.01.2017: Beyond Earth Orbit: Solar System Exploration and Spacesuits
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Recent OeWF blog entries
Caution and Warning Final Sprint

Caution and Warning Final Sprint

Project update: The Aouda caution and warning system (CWS) has been outlined in a number of previous posts, and we’re happy to report that progress is still being made! Anna Nelson’s internship came to an end a number of weeks […]
Solar power for Mars exploration – a first assessment

Solar power for Mars exploration – a first assessment

In July we announced a new partnership with the innovative tech startup Tespack from Finland.  Tespack produces outdoor-ready, wearable solar panels which are already integrated in a backpack or can be attached to your own backpack or the smaller ones […]
Young Stars: Water-Rockets in the Solar System

Young Stars: Water-Rockets in the Solar System

From the 25th to the 29th of July 2016, the 7th General Electric’s Holiday Activity Week for children took place. This year, the motto was “Young Stars”, and thus, the Austrian Space Forum also was a part of it and […]
Internship 2016: The spacesuit algorithm project

Internship 2016: The spacesuit algorithm project

It’s summer time again, which means that the OeWF is hosting interns at the suitlab in Innsbruck. Today, we want to introduce Anna (or rather let her introduce herself), who has recently joined Ragnar and Drew to work on a […]
Why is Analog Research important?

Why is Analog Research important?

Illustrating the Vienna Statement on Analog Planetary Research In early May 2016, the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF), together with a wide range of international partners, published the Vienna Statement on Analog Planetary Research (VSAPR), a single-paged declaration which outlines the […]
Internship 2016: Psychology & Team cohesion

Internship 2016: Psychology & Team cohesion

This week several interns started into the OeWF suitlab summer. One of them is Konstantin and we are happy to welcome him in our team :-) Name: Konstantin Chterev University: University of Surrey, United Kingdom Studying: Psychology How did you […]