Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)

we are a network of space experts in collaboration with national and international institutions from science and industry working at the cutting edge of scientific research

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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

Feb 2020
04.02.2020: UNCOPUOS Space Mission Planning Advisory Group Meeting
09.02.2020: OeWF General Assembly
Mar 2020
13.03.2020 - 15.03.2020: 6. OeWF Analog Mission Basic Training (AMBT)
Oct 2020
15.10.2020 - 15.11.2020: AMADEE-20 Mars Simulation Israel
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Recent OeWF blog entries
The best images and videos of 2019

The best images and videos of 2019

10 years ago, we started our year-in-review (take a look at 2009 in pictures), this time we also include videos for you! 2019 saw the training of the “Tardigrades”, our new class of analog astronauts, as well as the preparations […]
These are our AMADEE-20 science experiments

These are our AMADEE-20 science experiments

16 experiments from 9 countries made it through our peer-reviewed experiment selection process for our upcoming Mars analog simulation AMADEE-20 in Oct/Nov 2020 in Israel. All experiments will be deployed according to our exploration cascade – an algorithm to define […]
A stepping stone to the red planet – Mars simulations

A stepping stone to the red planet – Mars simulations

During one of the hottest weekends of 2019, a total of 23 space professionals and enthusiasts journeyed to Innsbruck to take part in the AMBT course given by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF). An AMBT course, or Analog Mission Basic […]
How to contribute to Mars pioneering work?

How to contribute to Mars pioneering work?

My name is Morgane Haller and I am currently a student at the ESTACA engineering school in Paris-Saclay, starting to study in a space-related field in two months. I got to know this space organization through a member of the […]
ALMA – ground-breaking science in high altitudes

ALMA – ground-breaking science in high altitudes

On Friday, 05th July, we went to ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array), our last stop on our #MeetESO tour. ALMA is located close to San Pedro de Atacama at about 3,000 m and over 5,000 m altitude. A visit of […]
#MeetESO – the biggest telescopes on Earth

#MeetESO – the biggest telescopes on Earth

After an exciting day on La Silla and an amazing & beautiful solar eclipse we left the mountain to drive per bus through the night to Paranal. We arrived there in the early morning, in the middle of the Atacama […]

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