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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Experts of the Austrian Space Forum share their knowledge and independent opinions on current space topics: unbiased, factual and reliable.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 2019
10.01.2019 - 31.03.2019: TechVisionen – Latest from the future
19.01.2019: OeWF extraordinary General Assembly
Feb 2019
16.02.2019 - 17.02.2019: Österreichischer Weltraumball 2019
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Recent OeWF blog entries
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 […]
Studying spacesuits at the European Astronaut Centre

Studying spacesuits at the European Astronaut Centre

On Monday, a team of the Austrian Space Forum demonstrated the Aouda.X spacesuit simulator to students at the European Astronaut Center in Cologne Germany. As part of their post-graduate education “Diploma in Aviation Medicine”, they learnend about the international OeWF […]
Interview with analog astronaut Kartik Kumar

Interview with analog astronaut Kartik Kumar

OeWF analog astronaut Kartik Kumar was interviewed by Meredith Harbord and Sara Khan for their soon-to-be-published book entitled Design Thinking for schools: Ethical Dilemmas.
#IAC2018 Highlights

#IAC2018 Highlights

Today ends the 69th International Aeronautical Congress with a record number of 6,544 attendees. On the public day, additional 13,000 citizens visited the exhibition and the special sessions. In particular, the in-flight call to ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst on the […]

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