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

Oct 2018
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
Space meets Qatar: Talking AMADEE-18 at AstroCon

Space meets Qatar: Talking AMADEE-18 at AstroCon

Last week, the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) followed an invitation by the Qatar University Astronomy Club (QUAC) to participate in the second edition of AstroCon, a conference dedicated to space science and astronomy. OeWF member Maximilian Betmann went to Doha […]
Secrets of an internship heading for Mars

Secrets of an internship heading for Mars

One of the lessons I’ve learned over the course of the last few weeks is that there are three common features that make a secret recipe for an amazing internship: diversity, challenge, and insight. You probably ask why I make […]
A “Once in a lifetime” summer

A “Once in a lifetime” summer

My Name is Sarah Madlener and I am currently working for the Austrian Space Forum. After now almost 3 months it is finally my turn to write a blog entry and tell you what has happened so far. I am […]
A day in Empa’s lab

A day in Empa’s lab

Hello everyone, my name is Yarub Al Busaidi and I am from the Sultanate of Oman. I have been with the OeWF for almost two months now and my internship is unfortunately coming to an end! I know what you […]
A biologist on her way to Mars

A biologist on her way to Mars

When I met Gernot Grömer for the first time, I was excited and a little bit nervous about what would happen now. I am studying Biology, with the main focus on Ecology, at the University of Innsbruck. My purpose was, […]
An environmental engineer in the space industry

An environmental engineer in the space industry

I have to say, the decision between having 2 months of summer holidays, enjoying the sun, and doing an internship in an office, wasn’t an easy one. But after 3 weeks at the Austrian Space Forum, I can say, that […]

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