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Mid-term internship report: My first month at the OeWF

Mid-term internship report: My first month at the OeWF

Today I am writing my second blog for the OeWF which means that I have already done half of my internship. Time flies really fast at the office because there are always a lot of things to do. What I […]

Austrian Space Forum and Sultanate of Oman sign Memorandum of Understanding for Mars-Simulation AMADEE-18

Today representatives of the Sultanate of Oman and the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) signed their agreement to conduct the OeWF’s next Mars-Analog-Mission in the desert of Oman. His Excellency the Austrian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of […]
#AMADEE18 Wallpapers

#AMADEE18 Wallpapers

Get in the mood for our biggest mission yet and #AMADEE18-ify your desktop with our wallpapers! Also looks great on phones, facebook, twitter and everything else… We have them in two sizes – 1600×1200 and 1920×1200! Just open the link in a new […]
From Space Unicorns to Ground Support

From Space Unicorns to Ground Support

Hello everyone, my Name is Sarah and I am a 19-year-old physics student from Innsbruck. After one month of working for the Austrian Space Forum it is now my turn to tell you what I’ve experienced so far. My story […]
From Thailand to Mars

From Thailand to Mars

Reaching half-time at my internship with the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF), it is now my turn to tell you more about it. But first some facts about me: I am Sofia Rosa Puleo from Vienna, 19 years old and will […]
This was the European Mars Conference 2017

This was the European Mars Conference 2017

For the first time, the European Mars Conference (EMC) took place in Innsbruck, Austria (22-24 September 2017). Together with the University of Innsbruck, we had the pleasure to host about 60 participants from all over Europe. Student Forum on Friday, […]
Artificial screwdrivers and decision making

Artificial screwdrivers and decision making

Facebook can be a waste of time–full of cat pictures and click-bait articles–but I would not sit here in the suit lab today, if I had not scrolled down my endless feed one night last December when I discovered a […]
To Mars and back again

To Mars and back again

Since I, Marko Lovric, a 23-year old physics student from Innsbruck, started at the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF), I could have travelled to Mars and back again, that’s just one thing of all the stuff that I learned. Some of […]
From coding to video walls

From coding to video walls

My name is Thiemo, I grew up in Innsbruck and I’ve been part of the Austrian Space Forum for about one year now. I first found out about the OeWF and its missions in 2013 when my High School class […]
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 […]