All News There are 108 results. 05.07.2022 Event documentation: Ensuring the Sustainability of Outer Space - The Role of Space Law and Policy : The NPOC Space Law Austria, together with the BMK, invited a number of renowned experts to share their experience on how to ensure the sustainability of outer space by means of law and policy. The documentation and slides from the event are now online. 04.07.2022 Results of the first NPOC Space Law Essay Competition : In the academic year 2021/22, the NPOC (National Point of Contact) Space Law Austria launched its first Essay Competition on current issues in space law. Applicants were invited to submit a 5,000 words essay on one of three topics, which had also been the subject of the Young Lawyers Symposium of the ECSL (European Centre for Space Law). 24.06.2022 HERA Mission: Asteroid Defence with know-how "Made in Austria" : DI Gerhard Paar of DIGITAL held a presentation on June the 6th to delegates of the UNOOSA (United United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs) on JOANNEUM RESEARCH's contribution to the HERA mission, which is researching the effects of the impact of a probe on an asteroid. 21.06.2022 Climate protection from outer space - Long Night of Research 2022 : At the Long Night of Research on May 20, 2022, visitors were able to learn more about the topic of space. With around 2,500 program points at 280 locations throughout the country, the tenth edition of the Long Night of Research was the largest science education event in the entire German-speaking region. 19.05.2022 Solar Orbiter space probe offers extraordinary view of the sun : The Solar Orbiter probe sent spectacular measurement data in unprecedented detail from its closest flyby of the Sun at the end of March. 18.05.2022 Promoting innovation in Earth observation in Europe : For the twelfth time, the Copernicus Masters is looking for innovative solutions that use Copernicus Earth Observation (EO) data and other space data to be submitted for awards. 12.05.2022 Space Law finale in Vienna : The University of Vienna as "Local Organiser" of the virtual European Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court 2022 02.05.2022 Space Tech from Austria for Blue Origin : A big order and success for family business TEST-FUCHS from the Waldviertel region in Lower Austria 19.04.2022 Satellite organisation Eumetsat brings Graz University into centre of excellence : Eumetsat, the European organisation for the use of meteorological satellites, has brought experts from Graz on board for one of its centres of excellence. 16.04.2022 Space Minister Gewessler visited Viennese space supplier in Meidling : Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler visited Austria's largest space technology company Beyond Gravity Austria (formerly RUAG Space Austria) on Thursday, 14 April. At the Meidling site, key technology is developed and produced for environmental and climate missions, among other things. 06.04.2022 Researchers found billion-year-old micrometeorite in lunar sample : A team of researchers with Austrian participation has identified a meteorite fragment in a soil sample collected from Luna-16. 06.04.2022 Lift off! - Opening of the new TMW space exhibition : The new exhibition area on the topic of space travel "Made in Austria" at the TMW opened with a large event on the topic of New Space in Austria - including start-up pitches 31.03.2022 Hubble discovered star 12.9 billion light years away : While its successor - the "James Webb Space Telescope" - is already delivering its first images, the 32-year-old "Hubble" space telescope is once again making headlines. 24.03.2022 Circular Economy Summit Austria: Space data support circular economy in Austria : Climate Protection Ministry strengthens circular economy, an important building block for more climate protection 21.03.2022 Reaching the limit: Highest energy in double star explosion : A team of researchers with Austrian participation has observed the acceleration of particles with the highest energy to date in a nova. 17.03.2022 Space4Energy: The added value of space solutions for the energy industry : With international guest experts from the space industry, application areas in the energy sector were identified that could already benefit from satellite data and services tomorrow. 17.03.2022 Space telescope "James Webb" has passed first tests well : The "James Webb" space telescope launched in December has aligned and successfully tested its 18 mirror segments. 17.03.2022 ERC Consolidator Grant for IWF researcher Christian Möstl : Two million euros for better prediction of solar storms 15.03.2022 RUAG Space becomes Beyond Gravity : Austria's largest space supplier, headquartered in Vienna-Meidling, has been operating as Beyond Gravity since this week. On 1 May, the company name also legally changes from RUAG Space to Beyond Gravity Austria. 18.02.2022 Dust donut hides supermassive black hole : A glowing donut-shaped disk of dust and gas hides a supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy "Messier 77" (M77). 17.02.2022 New NASA mission with Graz participation : With Helioswarm, the Austrian Academy of Sciences' Space Institute wants to uncover the secret of the solar wind.