Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)

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The OeWF conducts interdisciplinary research \ with international partners on exploration strategies for future human Mars expeditions.

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Sep 2021
14.10.2021 - 14.11.2021: AMADEE-20 Mars Simulation Israel
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Recent OeWF blog entries

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 […]
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 […]

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