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6028 words later

6028 words later

By Benedikt Stingl. Read Benedikt’s first blog post from the beginning of his internship here! Some time has passed since the end of March and I would like to keep you updated on what has happened since my last blog […]
AMADEE-18 Science Workshop: Debating. Analysing. And all for Mars.

AMADEE-18 Science Workshop: Debating. Analysing. And all for Mars.

Between 25.- 27th May 2018 researchers gathered for the AMADEE-18 science workshop at the Graz University of Technology. The specialists presented their first scientific results of the AMADEE-18 experiments, discussed lessons learned and how to increase collaboration between various analog […]
Space Operations Conference 2018: We bring the Mars into MARSeille

Space Operations Conference 2018: We bring the Mars into MARSeille

This week, OeWF Board Member Sophie Gruber and OeWF Member Michael Müller were at the SpaceOps conference in Marseille, France, to talk about their recent research at AMADEE-18. In this blog, Sophie recaps her experience at the conference. It is […]
Humans to Mars Report 2018 released

Humans to Mars Report 2018 released

Last week the annual Humans to Mars report was released at the Humans to Mars Summit. The report, published by Explore Mars Inc., features the current progress in mission architectures, science, policy, human factors and public perception regarding a human […]
Insights into flight planning for simulated Mars missions

Insights into flight planning for simulated Mars missions

We are pleased to introduce Laura Bettiol, the Deputy Team Lead of our Flight Planning Team at the Mission Support Center, and are thankful that she found some time to talk to us despite all her ongoing projects. It is […]
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 […]