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Commander’s Report # 7, 2006-04-08

Commander’s Report # 7, 2006-04-08

2006-04-08, 2100h MST AustroMars Mission Sol 1, 5:30 Utah Time: „Mars De-Orbit Burn complete – landing sequence initiated…”.”MCC Salzburg – AustroMars Crew here, the Mars Descent/Ascent Vehicle dubbed “Fast and Furious” has landed!” This sentence was spoken out at 5:30 […]
650 spectators attending Descent 01/05 (“Sinkflug 01/05”) !

650 spectators attending Descent 01/05 (“Sinkflug 01/05”) !

On the occasion of the landing of Huygens probe on Saturn moon Titan, the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) attracts an extraordinary number of visitors and makes this one of Europe’s biggest Huygens space events.  Dr. Pascal Gilles (ESA Cyrosat Manager), […]

Security and policy issues of space activities – Space and Security

The 9th of February saw one of the first conferences in Europe on the sensitive topic of “space and security”, featuring six presentations of high-ranking experts in the areas of strategic planning, international law, technology and economics as well as […]