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Registration for MarsTweetup #simulateMars on 5. October 2013

On 05th of October 2013 the Austrian Space Forum (OEWF) is inviting 20 Social Media followers to the World Space Week Mission Control Center in Innsbruck, Austria. This is a unique opportunity for Social Media users get a behind-the-scenes look into Mars analog research, an operating Mars analog MCC and meet other Social Media users sharing the same interest.

Last Minute Registration for few remaining places open!

Learn more about planned activities for MarsTweetup #simulateMars

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1st #marstweetup in Austria during Dachstein Mars Simulation

Between 27th of April & 01st May 2012, a five day Mars simulation was conducted by the Austrian Space Forum and international research partners at the Mammoth cave and the Giant Ice cave at the Dachstein region in Austria. During this test, the most advanced version of the Aouda.X spacesuit simulator and selected geophysical and life-science related experiments were conducted.

On 28th of April 2012 the Austrian Space Forum (OEWF) is invited 20 Twitter followers to the Dachstein Mars simulation. This was a unique opportunity for Twitter users to experience live a real space mission simulation, get the chance to look behind the scenes of a Mars analog simulation and meet other Twitter users who are sharing the same interest.

Recap: MarsTweetup - first Austrian SpaceTweetup.

About OeWF Tweetups

What is an OeWF Tweetup?

A tweetup is an informal meeting of people who are using the microblogging plattform Twitter. NASA, ESA and DLR are holding regularly tweetups/socials (#nasatweetup, #spacetweetup) and invite tweeps to special events.
During an OeWF Tweetup social media user who are following OeWF social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Flickr, YouTube etc.) will get a look behind the scenes and have the possibility to interact with scientists and OeWF experts.

The first OeWF Tweetup (#marstweetup), was taken place on 28th April 2012 during the Dachstein Mars simulation.

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OEWF Updates

  • 25-26Oct2014: Introductory Course to Space Suit Systems

    3rd Introductory Course to Space Suit Systems

    Where: Austrian Space Forum, Sillufer 3a, 6020 Innsbruck

  • 21-23Nov2014: Analog Astronaut Refresher Course

    OeWF internal analog refresher course

    When: 21-23. November 2014
    Where: Austrian Space Forum, Sillufer 3a, 6020 Innsbruck

  • 13-14Dec2014: Mission Support Center - Basic Course

    1st Mission Support Center training course for OeWF Mission Support Center flight controllers.

    When: 13.-14. Dec. 2014
    Where: Austrian Space Forum, Sillufer 3a, 6020 Innsbruck