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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Upcoming Events

May 2018
25.05.2018 - 27.05.2018: AMADEE-18 Science Workshop
Jun 2018
09.06.2018 - 10.06.2018: 2-day Introduction to Spacesuit Systems course
Oct 2018
04.10.2018 - 10.10.2018: Beyond Earth Orbit: Space exploration as an interdisciplinary tool for your classroom
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Recent OeWF blog entries
Humans to Mars Report 2018 released

Humans to Mars Report 2018 released

Last week the annual Humans to Mars report was released at the Humans to Mars Summit. The report, published by Explore Mars Inc., features the current progress in mission architectures, science, policy, human factors and public perception regarding a human […]
Insights into flight planning for simulated Mars missions

Insights into flight planning for simulated Mars missions

We are pleased to introduce Laura Bettiol, the Deputy Team Lead of our Flight Planning Team at the Mission Support Center, and are thankful that she found some time to talk to us despite all her ongoing projects. It is […]
Conquering the numeric black hole

Conquering the numeric black hole

In his previous post, Nils Kaufmann got to talk a bit about the mission phase and the beginning of his office work at the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF). This time round, he will focus on his last few weeks at […]

News Update: AMADEE-18 Hardware and Science Workshop

Even though the isolation and active experiment phase in Oman is complete, our AMADEE-18 mission is far from being over! All the hardware made it safely back to Innsbruck, shipped in two big containers – check out the pictures below! […]
AMADEE-18 Kids2Mars Videos

AMADEE-18 Kids2Mars Videos

The AMADEE-18 Mars simulation, which took place in February 2018 in the Dhofar desert in Oman, served also as an outreach platform to enhance the visibility of planetary sciences. In cooperation with innovaspace.org (Prf. Thais Russomanos), students between 6-18 years […]
Internship: In the beginning there was…a lot of googling!

Internship: In the beginning there was…a lot of googling!

My name is Benedikt Stingl, I have been involved with the Austrian Space Forum since a little more than 10 Years. This involvement ranges from giving small presentations up to helping to organize the First Austrian Space Ball, which was […]

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