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

May 2019
28.05.2019 - 30.05.2019: General Assembly European Astrobiology Institute
Jun 2019
28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019: 4. OeWF Analog Mission Basic Training (AMBT)
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
Visual communication design for spacesuit simulator Serenity

Visual communication design for spacesuit simulator Serenity

Serenity is the name of our new spacesuit simulator currently being developed for our flagship program AMADEE. One may think, that for such a project mostly know-how in the areas of engineering, material science, electronics, computer science etc. necessary. However, […]
Custom initiation period at the Austrian Space Forum

Custom initiation period at the Austrian Space Forum

My name is Joachim BUI and I have been studying aerospace engineering at the ESTACA in France until the end of February 2019. Two weeks ago, I started my end-of-studies internship at the Austrian Space Forum. In September 2018, Aline […]
Halfway through an internship

Halfway through an internship

My name is Paulina Eknor, I am a student from Luleå University of Technology, studying the Master Programme in Space Engineering with alignment of aeronautics. I came into contact with the Austrian Space Forum, OeWF, through the head of my […]
Book review : The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space

Book review : The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space

On the occasion of the 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing on 20th July 1969, the TASCHEN publisher issues a new XL illustrated book with photos from over 60 years from NASA Archives including photos never shown before. […]
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 […]

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