Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)

we are a network of space experts in collaboration with national and international institutions from science and industry working at the cutting edge of scientific research

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The OeWF conducts interdisciplinary research \ with international partners on exploration strategies for future human Mars expeditions.

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Recent OeWF blog entries
These are our AMADEE-20 science experiments

These are our AMADEE-20 science experiments

16 experiments from 9 countries made it through our peer-reviewed experiment selection process for our upcoming Mars analog simulation AMADEE-20 in Oct/Nov 2020 in Israel. All experiments will be deployed according to our exploration cascade – an algorithm to define […]
A stepping stone to the red planet – Mars simulations

A stepping stone to the red planet – Mars simulations

During one of the hottest weekends of 2019, a total of 23 space professionals and enthusiasts journeyed to Innsbruck to take part in the AMBT course given by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF). An AMBT course, or Analog Mission Basic […]
How to contribute to Mars pioneering work?

How to contribute to Mars pioneering work?

My name is Morgane Haller and I am currently a student at the ESTACA engineering school in Paris-Saclay, starting to study in a space-related field in two months. I got to know this space organization through a member of the […]
ALMA – ground-breaking science in high altitudes

ALMA – ground-breaking science in high altitudes

On Friday, 05th July, we went to ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array), our last stop on our #MeetESO tour. ALMA is located close to San Pedro de Atacama at about 3,000 m and over 5,000 m altitude. A visit of […]
#MeetESO – the biggest telescopes on Earth

#MeetESO – the biggest telescopes on Earth

After an exciting day on La Silla and an amazing & beautiful solar eclipse we left the mountain to drive per bus through the night to Paranal. We arrived there in the early morning, in the middle of the Atacama […]
#MeetESO – a solar eclipse over La Silla

#MeetESO – a solar eclipse over La Silla

La Silla is located at the outskirts of the Atacama Desert and is the first ESO location inaugurated 50 years ago in 1969. Several telescopes including also non ESO-telescopes are distributed at 2,400 m altitude. ESO is currently operating the […]

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