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

Jan 2019
10.01.2019 - 31.03.2019: TechVisionen – Latest from the future
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
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Recent OeWF blog entries
The Austrian Weltraumball 2019: Dancing with the stars

The Austrian Weltraumball 2019: Dancing with the stars

Last Saturday, the second edition of the Austrian Weltraumball took place in Vienna. More than 500 guests convened at the Palais Niederösterreich to dance and enjoy their shared passion for space. In 2018, the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) hosted the […]
NASA Chief Technologist visits the OeWF Spacesuit Laboratory

NASA Chief Technologist visits the OeWF Spacesuit Laboratory

The past OeWF Mars analog missions included contributions from NASA research teams – now, this connection was stepped up: NASA Chief Technologist for the Solar System Exploration Division, Leonard A. Dudzinski, visited the OeWF spacesuit laboratory in Innsbruck, Austria during […]
How might the two first weeks of an internship look like?

How might the two first weeks of an internship look like?

My name is Elin Eriksson and I am studying M.Sc. Space Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. My first two weeks as an intern at the Austrian Space Forum has mostly consisted of reading article after article, and document […]
Meet Beetle – a joint TU Graz & OeWF Mars rover project

Meet Beetle – a joint TU Graz & OeWF Mars rover project

This winter semester 2018/2019 a special seminar “Construction of mobile robots” was offered by Prof. Gerald Steinbauer from the institute of software technology at the Graz University of Technology in cooperation with the Austrian Space Forum. The goal was to […]
Serenity spacesuit teams under critical review

Serenity spacesuit teams under critical review

Over the last weeks the “pre-CDR’s” (preliminary Critical Design Reviews) took place in our partner schools. The teams presented their detailed concepts & prototypes for the Serenity spacesuit to the OeWF team leads and had to answer critical questions. This […]
Analog astronaut selection: Stressful, tiring and pleasant time

Analog astronaut selection: Stressful, tiring and pleasant time

Hi! My name is Emmanuelle Aubert and I am currently writing from the Austrian Space Forum, in Innsbruck, Austria. What I am doing there? That’s a long and nice story… but let’s start with the beginning… In beginning of October, […]

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