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
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, […]
Analog Astronaut Selection: The view from inside

Analog Astronaut Selection: The view from inside

It’s 06:00am. It’s -8 degrees Celsius. I’m stood outside an unassuming building in a suburb of Innsbruck, Austria, wearing only shorts and t-shirt, waiting to begin a run through the darkness with 16 of the most impressive people I’ve ever […]
The best pictures of 2018

The best pictures of 2018

On the last day of the year, we love to look back and review the year 2018 with our best pictures. 2018 was definitely dominated by our AMADEE-18 Mars Simulation in Oman. But we also did a lot of school […]

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