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

May 2018
25.05.2018 - 27.05.2018: AMADEE-18 Science Workshop
Oct 2018
04.10.2018 - 10.10.2018: Beyond Earth Orbit: Space exploration as an interdisciplinary tool for your classroom
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Recent OeWF blog entries
Conquering the numeric black hole

Conquering the numeric black hole

In his previous post, Nils Kaufmann got to talk a bit about the mission phase and the beginning of his office work at the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF). This time round, he will focus on his last few weeks at […]

News Update: AMADEE-18 Hardware and Science Workshop

Even though the isolation and active experiment phase in Oman is complete, our AMADEE-18 mission is far from being over! All the hardware made it safely back to Innsbruck, shipped in two big containers – check out the pictures below! […]
AMADEE-18 Kids2Mars Videos

AMADEE-18 Kids2Mars Videos

The AMADEE-18 Mars simulation, which took place in February 2018 in the Dhofar desert in Oman, served also as an outreach platform to enhance the visibility of planetary sciences. In cooperation with innovaspace.org (Prf. Thais Russomanos), students between 6-18 years […]
Internship: In the beginning there was…a lot of googling!

Internship: In the beginning there was…a lot of googling!

My name is Benedikt Stingl, I have been involved with the Austrian Space Forum since a little more than 10 Years. This involvement ranges from giving small presentations up to helping to organize the First Austrian Space Ball, which was […]
Finding the Pulse of Space Medicine

Finding the Pulse of Space Medicine

With AMADEE-18 finished, the crew having returned from “Mars” and our Mission Support Center having been rearranged into the regular suitlab, things are starting to get back to normal. For us, this also means welcoming a number of interns and […]
AMADEE-18 Picture of the Day: Isolation Phase

AMADEE-18 Picture of the Day: Isolation Phase

Day 21: 28th February 2018 Last sunset from Mars! More Sience. Greater fidelity. Closer to Mars. The 12th Mars Simulation AMADEE-18 is over. Thank you to all the people and partners involved. You made this mission possible and together we […]

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