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Nanosatellite ADLER-1 successfully launched

Nanosatellite ADLER-1 successfully launched

Detection of Space debris in Low Earth Orbit about to beginkann beginnen Today, Virgin Orbit launched the first privately funded Austrian satellite into orbit. ADLER-1 will use two devices to detect (micro) space debris that can be dangerous for satellites […]
The OeWF logo is better known than we sometimes realize

The OeWF logo is better known than we sometimes realize

Occasionally we experience interesting things, related to our equipment. This was also the case for colleagues from the DEAR team on their way back from a space exhibition at an airport. The exhibits were packed in a card box. The […]
The best pictures & video of the year 2021

The best pictures & video of the year 2021

On the last day of the year, we traditionally look back and review the year in pictures. Who would have thought that also this year the COVID-19 pandemic would still put many obstacles in the way. Nevertheless, we were able […]
Back to Mars – From distant worlds to the red neighbour

Back to Mars – From distant worlds to the red neighbour

Our immediate neighbour planet – actually, that’s a bit close for my taste. At the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, I usually study worlds that are much further away: Extrasolar planets, i.e., those around stars other than the […]
Mars Analog Mission carried out successfully!

Mars Analog Mission carried out successfully!

Israeli President Izchak Herzog receives Analog Astronauts The Austrian Space Forum’s (OeWF) 13th Mars analog mission AMADEE-20 ended a few days ago. Over 200 researchers from 25 countries were involved. Marking the successful conclusion of the mission Israeli President Izchak […]
AMADEE-20: behind the scenes

AMADEE-20: behind the scenes

In Israel, our analog astronauts were supported by the On-Site Support team (OSS). This team consisted of analog astronauts, experienced field crew members and representatives of D-Mars. By the way, our mission photographer was on site in a double role, […]
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