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Upcoming Events

Sep 2021
03.10.2021 - 30.10.2021: AMADEE-20 Mars Simulation Israel
03.10.2021 - 30.10.2021: AMADEE-20 Mars Simulation Israel
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Recent OeWF blog entries
NÜWA – A city state for 1 Mio people on Mars

NÜWA – A city state for 1 Mio people on Mars

How would you accommodate 1 million people on Mars? How do they get there? What do they do there? How do you guarantee the basic needs, like food, housing, water and fresh air? Which of these questions is most important? […]
Space bacteria and challenging yourself

Space bacteria and challenging yourself

In the evening before my Mathematics “Matura” I got a completely unexpected email: Amidst the stress of writing my final exams during a pandemic I had entirely forgotten about the application I sent to OeWF the winter before. Now I […]

Countdown for Mars Simulation halted

Austrian Space Forum postpones Mars Analog Mission by one year to October 2021 Today the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) announced the postponement of its international Mars analog mission “AMADEE-20”. The simulation of a crewed mission to the Red Planet was […]
Name the #AMADEE20 rover

Name the #AMADEE20 rover

Do you want to take part in the human exploration of our neighbor Mars? We need you for a very important task: naming the Exoscot Rover for our AMADEE-20 mission! It will explore and map interesting locations and is needing […]
Operation Bumblebee: An investigative journey to the hexagonal storm of the planet Saturn

Operation Bumblebee: An investigative journey to the hexagonal storm of the planet Saturn

At the Alpen Adria University of Klagenfurt, a team of BSc students has developed a small space project as an exercise for the “Introduction to spaceflight” lecture. While not every astronautic aspect has been defined in a detailled manner, the […]

International Crew for Mars-Analog-Mission selected

Austrian Space Forum will send six Analog Astronauts to Israel in October 2020 Today the Austrian Spaoday the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) announced the names of those six analog astronauts who will emulate a human Mars mission in Israel from […]

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