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

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Upcoming Events

Oct 2018
26.10.2018 - 28.10.2018: European Mars Conference
Nov 2018
19.11.2018 - 24.11.2018: Beyond Earth Orbit: Space exploration as an interdisciplinary tool for your classroom
Dec 2018
07.12.2018 - 09.12.2018: OeWF Analog Mission Basic Training (AMBT)
Feb 2019
08.02.2019 - 10.02.2019: OeWF Analog Mission Advanced Training (AMAT)
16.02.2019 - 17.02.2019: Austrian Space Ball 2019
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Recent OeWF blog entries
A biologist on her way to Mars

A biologist on her way to Mars

When I met Gernot Grömer for the first time, I was excited and a little bit nervous about what would happen now. I am studying Biology, with the main focus on Ecology, at the University of Innsbruck. My purpose was, […]
An environmental engineer in the space industry

An environmental engineer in the space industry

I have to say, the decision between having 2 months of summer holidays, enjoying the sun, and doing an internship in an office, wasn’t an easy one. But after 3 weeks at the Austrian Space Forum, I can say, that […]
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 […]

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