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 \ with international partners on exploration strategies for future human Mars expeditions.

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Upcoming Events

May 2019
23.05.2019 - 01.09.2019: Exhibition: Austria in Space – a country takes off!
Jun 2019
28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019: 4. OeWF Analog Mission Basic Training (AMBT)
Jul 2019
16.07.2019 - 25.07.2019: Summer School Alpbach 2019
Sep 2019
26.09.2019 - 27.09.2019: Deutsche Astrobiologie Gesellschaft - 4th annual workshop
Nov 2019
04.11.2019 - 06.11.2019: European Mars Conference
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Recent OeWF blog entries

Analog Astronaut Training: A crazy journey to become an analog astronaut

Early morning, Innsbruck. While at home at this hour I would probably start my morning with a cup of coffee, I find myself running in the mountains, passing a beautiful castle. To my right is Anika – a Microbiologist from […]
Analog Astronaut Training: Supportive Competition

Analog Astronaut Training: Supportive Competition

I thought it would get easier. During the selection process we were tested, we were pushed to our limits to see how we would perform. Physically of course, mentally goes without saying. But also psychologically. When I received the call […]
Analog Astronaut Training: “Professional and Passionate”

Analog Astronaut Training: “Professional and Passionate”

How to train an analog astronaut? Anika Mehlis shares some insights of the #classof2019 trainingl
Serenity Update: The spacesuit got a heart!

Serenity Update: The spacesuit got a heart!

If the CPU is the brain, what’s the Heart? A Backplane or Motherboard. They “pump” data and energy through the whole system until the last small trace and provides all needed resources. It enabled the connection between components and ensures […]
Austrian Space Forum selects eight new Analog Astronauts

Austrian Space Forum selects eight new Analog Astronauts

International Team starts globally unique Training Yesterday the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) presented its eight new analog astronauts. The second woman to join the analog astronaut corps as well as her seven male colleagues were selected from more than 100 […]
#MeetESO – Chile, Eclipse and many big telescopes

#MeetESO – Chile, Eclipse and many big telescopes

OeWF Social Media team lead Olivia Haider was selected to join the #MeetESO social media gathering in Chile. Learn more about her thoughts on the upcoming trip.

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