All News There are 16 results. 19.01.2021 OEAW "travel guide" to the most inhospitable planets : The climate is changing, resources are becoming scarce. No wonder mankind is longing for a new place, a new planet. The gaze is directed toward Mars. But before you sigh longingly, you should also know the dangers in space. Space researcher Luca Fossati from the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OEAW) has presented five planets that are pretty much the opposite of livable in a "Best of Evil". 15.01.2021 New ESA chief: Europe must be at the forefront of rockets : Europe needs to be back at the forefront of the rocket market, according to the future director general of the European Space Agency (ESA). "We have to be at the forefront in launchers. The pressure is high, it is extremely high," Josef Aschbacher said at ESA's New Year's press conference in Paris. 30.12.2020 Galileo Green Lane - the mobile solution easing the traffic situation at EU Borders : To ensure the flow of people and goods throughout the European Union (EU), it is important to manage the traffic situation at the EU borders, including at UK-EU border, where traffic has accumulated following of the closure of the border with France, Belgium and Netherlands. The“GalileoGreenLane” mobile solution, developed in May by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) in collaboration with the European Commission, does exactly this – facilitating the free movement of traffic across borders by providing a real-time visualisation of the border situation to both border authorities and drivers. 26.11.2020 The 3D visualization tool PRo3D becomes open-source : In this press release VRVis introduces the 3D viewer PRo3D, which was developed for planetary research and is now available for scientific purposes. 09.11.2020 Vice world champion! A look inside this years Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court : The team from the University of Vienna took second place in the international competition this year - and achieved unprecedented success. The team reports on its experiences for Austria in Space. 08.10.2020 Putting Galileo in the driving seat for autonomous vehicles : Accurate positioning is vital for autonomous vehicles. Now, a new sensor using Galileo’s GNSS signals will provide exactly that, thanks to an international collaboration between Deimos Engenharia and Accurision, fostered by three ESA Business Applications Partners. 09.09.2020 Level up your space idea with #MyGalileoSolution Competition : The contest is targeting European innovators and entrepreneurs ready to develop location-based solutions. 17.08.2020 Bringing the cradle of the solar system to the laboratory : In the context of an international collaborative project, space researcher Günter Kargl is conducting laboratory experiments in order to better understand the composition and behaviour of comets. 03.08.2020 NASA's latest Mars-Rover supported by Austrian Technology : VRVis develops a viewer for the visual analysis of the data recorded by Mastcam-Z and processed by Joanneum Research. 18.06.2020 Viennese Team in the European Final of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court competition becomes European champion : The Space Law Moot Court is an international competition organised each year by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL). 19.05.2020 How landing on the moon lessens the impact of the COVID crisis : As the world wrestles with the effects of the coronavirus, space travel is perhaps the last thing one would think of. But in a telephone interview with Austria in Space, Franz Viehböck talked about how his space mission can help us come through the pandemic now. 23.04.2020 Join now: Galileo and Copernicus Masters 2020 : You have an idea on how to use satellite navigation or earth observation data? Then the Copernicus Masters or Galileo Masters might be right for you! 27.03.2020 What a scientist team from Graz is doing for NASA : New NASA mission ESCAPE with Austrian participation selected for further feasibility study 25.03.2020 Hightech from Austria for telecommunication satellites : On 21.03.2020, another 34 out of several hundred small satellites from the British company OneWeb launched. RUAG Space Austria supplied heat protection and satellite containers. 25.03.2020 ESA start-up competition seeks innovation stars : ESA is calling on ambitious start-ups to join the new ESA Start-up Competition. This opportunity is open to entrepreneurs in all ESA Member States that are developing innovative services and/or products using space technology. 28.02.2020 Austrian space technology for South Korea : On tuesday night, a South Korean Satellite equipped with Austrian space technology started its journey.