AMADEE-18 Live

Updates from our Mars simulation in Oman

The AMADEE-18 Mars Simulation took place from 01st – 28th February 2018 in the  Arabian desert in Oman. AMADEE-18 was a Mars simulation mission led by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) in partnership with the Oman National Steering Committee and international research organizations. The four-week mission served as an analog to prepare future crewed missions to the planet Mars.

Updates

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 […]
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Our AMADEE-18 analog astronauts

All portrait photos (c) OeWF (Florian Voggeneder)

Learn more about our analog astronauts

Important dates / Events:

  • 01-07 Feb 2018: Preparation phase
  • 4 Feb 2018: Oman VIP Delegation visit at Field
  • 05 Feb 2018, 17:00 CET: AMADEE-18 Livestream from Oman
  • 06 Feb 2018: AMADEE-18 live @ UN COPUOS Meeting (UNO), 13:00-13:20
  • 08 Feb 2018: Landing Day
  • 10 Feb 2018: TEDxLinz, Flight Director Laura Zanardini as Speaker
  • 15 Feb 2018, 17:00 CET: AMADEE-18 Livestream from the Mission Support Center, Austria
  • 15 Feb 2018: Expedition Outlet @ AEC Linz: 16:00-21:00
  • 08-28 Feb 2018: Simulation phase

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Mission Highlights

29Jan2018 30Jan2018 31Jan2018 01Feb2018 02Feb2018 03Feb2018 04Feb2018
Preparation & Bridgehead Phase
Press Conference Muscat Side Event:
Oman VIP Delegation visit
05Feb2018 06Feb2018 07Feb2018 08Feb2018 09Feb2018 10Feb2018 11Feb2018
Preparation & Bridgehead Phase Landing Day Isolation & Experiment Phase
Side Event:
EUROPLANET, SGAC, OeWF Webinar (17:00 CET)
Side Event:
AMADEE-18 @ UNOOSA (13:00-13:20 CET)
Experiment(s):
AVI-NAV, A3DPT, FieldSpec, ScanMars
Experiment(s):
TumbleWeed, Water Explorer, A3DPT, ScanMars
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, EOS
Experiment(s):
ScanMars
12Feb2018 13Feb2018 14Feb2018 15Feb2018 16Feb2018 17Feb2018 18Feb2018
Isolation & Experiment Phase
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, AVI-NAV, A3DPT, Husky, FieldSpec
Experiment(s):
TumbleWeed, A3DPT, ScanMars
BLACK DAY
(no experiments)
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, EOS
Side Event: AMADEE-18 @ ARS Electronica Center, Linz (16:00-21:00)
Experiment(s):
ScanMars
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, A3ADP, Husky, FieldSpec
Experiment(s):
TumbleWeed, A3DPT, ScanMars
19Feb2018 20Feb2018 21Feb2018 22Feb2018 23Feb2018 24Feb2018 25Feb2018
Isolation & Experiment Phase
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, EOS
Experiment(s):
ScanMars
BLACK DAY
(no experiments)
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, AVI-NAV, Husky, FieldSpec
Experiment(s):
TumbleWeed, Water Explorer, A3DPT, ScanMars
Experiment(s):
ScanMars, EOS
Experiment(s):
ScanMars
26Feb2018 27Feb2018 28Feb2018 01Mar2018 02Mar2018 03Mar2018 04Mar2018
Isolation & Experiment Phase Demobilization Phase & Return trip to “Earth”
Experiment(s):
FieldSpec
Experiment(s):
ScanMars,AVI-NAV, Husky
FieldSpec
Last Sunset from Mars

Videos

AMADEE-18 Partners

MARS MISSION SIMULATION SULTANATE OF OMAN
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

Oman Astronomical Society

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