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 together 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

Oct 2018
20.10.2018 - 21.10.2018: NASA Space Apps Challenge
26.10.2018 - 28.10.2018: European Mars Conference
Nov 2018
19.11.2018 - 24.11.2018: [Cancelled] Beyond Earth Orbit: Space exploration as an interdisciplinary tool for your classroom
Dec 2018
07.12.2018 - 09.12.2018: OeWF Analog Mission Basic Training (AMBT)
Feb 2019
08.02.2019 - 10.02.2019: OeWF Analog Mission Advanced Training (AMAT)
16.02.2019 - 17.02.2019: Austrian Space Ball 2019
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Recent OeWF blog entries
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 […]
#IAC2018 Day03: space is big, space is public

#IAC2018 Day03: space is big, space is public

The third day of the International Aeronautical Congress in Bremen began with a historic moment. The DLR Mascot lander successfully touched soil on the asteroid Ryugu at 03:58 a.m CEST and 1 hour later the signal of the successful landing […]
#IAC2018 kicks off in Spacecity Bremen

#IAC2018 kicks off in Spacecity Bremen

The 69th edition of the International Astronautical Congress kicked-off today in Bremen with a very beautiful opening ceremony at the ÖVB Arena in Bremen. The Kammerphilharmonie Bremen did an amazing job playing Beethoven’s 5th and incorporating sounds & visuals from […]
Internship 2018: Surviving Mars

Internship 2018: Surviving Mars

Regina Wieser, a physics student at the University of Innsbruck, has been an intern at our Spacesuit Lab this summer. In this blog, she describes her experiences during the internship. This September I was fortunate enough to get a look […]
AMADEE-18: An update on sample analysis

AMADEE-18: An update on sample analysis

Despite AMADEE-18 having taken place more than half a year ago already, there are still a lot of ongoing post-mission activities, in particular scientific analysis. In this blog, the team from the Planetary Exploration Instrumentation Lab (PIL) at York University […]

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