Portraits There are 15 results. Data Patchwork, Geodata Cubes and the "Starbucks Effect : How the Graz-based startup ubicube is generating demographic and economic data using space technology to fill data gaps. All eyes on Space-Start-Ups: Aeroficial Intelligence : Aeroficial Intelligence GmbH is an innovative tech company building intelligent optimisation solutions for the air traffic, airport and airline industry. All eyes on Space-Start-Ups: Team Tumbleweed : Team Tumbleweed has a clear vision: Deep Space for Everyone. With their “Tumbleweed” Mars Rover, they aim to bring a new approach to Mars exploration. But what exactly does that look like? #successstory - How the University of Graz ensures hygienic Mars Exploration : A crewed Mars mission could become reality in around 15 to 20 years. It is important to ensure that microorganisms do not negatively affect their health during the astronaut’s 500 day journey through space. A study by the University of Graz helps to achieve a clean and safe journey. #Successstory - How Ensinger-Sintimid GmbH helps Deep Space Exploration : Special high-performance plastics ensures that planetary orbiters operate properly even when exposed to extreme temperature differences. Face to Face with: Dr. Ludovic Ferrière/NHM : Frenchman Dr. Ludovic Ferrière is the curator of the meteorite collection and the impactite collection at the Natural History Museum in Vienna and best proof that a career in space does not necessarily require looking at or travelling to the stars. In conversation with: Dr. Stephan Mayer, Head of the ESA PB SSA : Dr. Stephan Mayer has chaired the ESA Programme Board Space Situational Awareness since September 2020. In this exclusive podcast, the Austrian talks about his tasks, Austria's role in the programme, and how ESA ensures that we are safe. Face to Face with: Christian Adelsberger/Ubiq : Christian Adelsberger's company is the best proof that space technology sustainably improves our everyday lives. Women in Space: Dr. Barbara Imhof : Architecture and space - two things that many do not automatically associate with each other. But Dr. Barbara Imhof recognized the potential of this combination early on. Women in Space: Sandra Haeuplik-Meusburger : Unfortunately, women are still underrepresented in the space sector. But fortunately there are women like Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger, who not only serves as a role model, but is also actively involved in training the next generations of leaders. Women in Space: Manuela Temmer : Her whole world revolves around the sun, or more precisely, solar and heliospheric physics. Manuela Temmer has also been able to prove herself internationally with her expertise. Dr. Josef Aschbacher, new ESA Director General, in Portrait : It's a small sensation: The Austrian Josef Aschbacher is the new ESA Director General. Behind the Scenes: TU Space Team : A group of students of the Technical University of Vienna are making their way to space. Face to Face with Christian Hoffmann/GeoVille : In 1998, GeoVille was just a small business in Innsbruck. By now, Christian Hoffmanns company is one of the biggest players in land monitoring and Earth observation in Europe. Face to Face with Jan Wörner/ESA : How does Austria compare with other nations in the space sector? ESA Director General Jan Woerner knows!