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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 […]

Austrian Space Forum seeks new Analog Astronauts to participate in future simulated Moon/Mars Missions

Austrian Space Forum seeks new Analog Astronauts to participate in future simulated Moon/Mars Missions Application Deadline 10th October 2018 The Austrian Space Forum (Österreichisches Weltraum Forum, OeWF) is seeking six volunteers to complete its international analog astronaut corps. Citizens of […]
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 […]
6028 words later

6028 words later

By Benedikt Stingl. Read Benedikt’s first blog post from the beginning of his internship here! Some time has passed since the end of March and I would like to keep you updated on what has happened since my last blog […]

AMADEE-18 Mars simulation provided important insights into the future of Mars exploration

AMADEE-18 Mars simulation provided important insights into the future of Mars exploration International space experts present their first findings at the TU Graz during the ÖWF-Science-Workshop. From 25. to 27. May, 40 international space experts evaluated the first findings of […]
AMADEE-18 Science Workshop: Debating. Analysing. And all for Mars.

AMADEE-18 Science Workshop: Debating. Analysing. And all for Mars.

Between 25.- 27th May 2018 researchers gathered for the AMADEE-18 science workshop at the Graz University of Technology. The specialists presented their first scientific results of the AMADEE-18 experiments, discussed lessons learned and how to increase collaboration between various analog […]