The Austrian Space Forum (Österreichisches Weltraum Forum), which is a registered association under Austrian law (ZVR No: 900838754), offers and ministers the pages on this website.

Contact address of the assosciation:
Austrian Space Forum / Österreichisches Weltraum Forum
Sillufer 3a,
6020 Innsbruck
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Every visitor or user accepts the following rules, which are also pointed out explicitly on the starting page. Unless noted otherwise, the information presented on these sites is the intellectual property of the Austrian Space Forum, its members or named third parties. Usage of the presented information for purely private, non-commercial goals is permitted. Information dissemination is desirable, as long as the source is quoted completely. Every other usage needs the explicit, written approval of a board member of the Austrian Space Forum.

The copy right for any texts, as well as pictures and audio clips, software and published studies, papers and projects is solely owned by the authors and is governed under Austrian law.

Any usage of the data content of this website is at one’s own risk. The Austrian Space Forum does not give any guarantee for correctness or completeness of the presented information. Any liability for material or immaterial harm, which can be deduced from any kind of usage of this website, is therefore excluded on the merits.

The Austrian Space Forum has no means of control over the usage of the provided information on these pages. It therefore distances itself from any kind of information presented on other places and cannot take any kind of liability.

All links to other websites and their content are provided in the assumption that these sites and their content are legal and allowed. In case of this assumption not being true, the Austrian Space Forum distances itself explicitly from these links. Due to the careful choosing of any links the Forum does not take any liability and obligates itself to remove any link as soon as any illegality is known of.

The same applies for all information provided by third persons on this website.

In the unlikely case of a lawsuit arising from the usage of these pages, every user obligates him or herself to accept Austria as jurisdiction and Austrian law as the basis for the law enforcement.

All content of the website is licensed under a Creative Commons License. This means you can use the content of our articles under certain circumstances (attribution, non-commercial usage, share alike). For photos the attribution muss be “OeWF (name of photographer)”, in case of no photographer name use “OeWF”.

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Privacy Privacy

This website is saving personal data, but does not give under any circumstance data to third parties.
Which data are saved?
If you are commenting on our posts, the name of the author of the comment, the used email address and the IP address is stored. These data are not analyzed or otherwise used.
If you register for our Newsletter, we save your email address for the purpose to send you the monthly OeWF Newsletter. We do not give data third parties and you can unsubscribe any time from our Newsletter.

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If you have any additional question about our privacy policy please contact us anytime via email.

Privacy Policy Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Privacy Policy Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses several plug-ins from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify these plug-ins either by the blue “F” of Facebook or the fact that this plug-in is marked with the word “Facebook”. When our website is viewed, a connection is made to the servers of Facebook and data is transmitted via this plug-in. On one hand, the information that you see is directly transferred from servers to your browser and displayed there; on the other, information about your visit to our website is sent to Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook, the information transmitted can be allocated directly to your account. During interaction with the plug-in functions, such as pressing the “Like” button, this information is sent directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Further processing of this information lies with Facebook; please refer to the privacy statement of Facebook for the relevant conditions and setting options. If you want to avoid personal data being sent to Facebook, then log out from Facebook before you visit our website.

Privacy Policy Google +1 Button

Collection and sharing of information: The Google +1 button is a way for you to share information publicly with the world. The Google +1 button helps you and others receive personalized content from Google and its partners. The fact that you +1’d something will be recorded by Google, along with information about the page you were viewing when you clicked on the +1 button. Your +1’s may appear to others as an annotation with your profile name and photo in Google services (such as in search results or on your Google Profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google will record information about your +1 activity in order to provide you and other users with a better experience on Google services. In order to use the Google +1 button, you need to have a public Google Profile visible to the world, which at a minimum includes the name you chose for the profile. That name will be used across Google services and in some cases it may replace another name you have used when sharing content under your Google Account. Google may display your Google Profile identity to people who have your email address or other identifying information.

Privacy Policy Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our site. These functions are being offered by Twitter, Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA). The use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function links the websites you visit with your Twitter account and makes this information available to other users. Data is transferred to Twitter in the process. We wish to make you aware that we as a provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data or of its use by Twitter. You can find more information about the data privacy declaration of Twitter at You can change your data privacy settings at Twitter in the account settings at


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