Symposium “Schule und Weltraum 2022”

The IAU/NAEC initiative, together with the Austrian Academy of Sciences, ESERO Austria and the Austrian Society for Astronomy & Astrophysics (ÖGAA) invite to the symposium “Schule und Weltraum” (school and space) with national and international guests at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.

The NAEC conference “Schule und Weltraum 2022” aims to bring together students, educators and scientists to exchange information on current research, citizen science projects and projects for schools and to establish contacts. In addition, prizes will be awarded for the best pre-scientific papers (AHS) or diploma theses (BHS) in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, space missions and space travel.
At the conference, national and international experts will speak, present current research and links to school in the form of projects, materials and teaching opportunities.


Date: Friday, May 20, 2022, 13:00-18:00

Venue: Austrian Academy of Sciences, Theater Hall, Sonnenfelsgasse 19, 1010 Vienna and via livestream.


13:00-13:20 Welcome.
13:20-13:45 Teach with Space – ESERO Austria – Bettina Anderl (ESERO Austria)
13:45-14:10 TESS Planet Hunters – Nora Eisner (Zooniverse)
14:10-15:10 Current Mars missions and the search for traces of life on our neighboring planet – Daniela Tirsch (DLR)
15:10-15:45 Break, Networking
15:45-16:30 Award ceremony for the best VWA papers 2022
16:30-16:55 Earth Observations – School Material – Phil Gartlehner (ESERO Austria)
16:55-17:20 From the Moon to Mars: Space Technology from Austria – Manfred Sust (Beyond Gravity Austria)
17:20-18:45 Space @ Uni Vienna – Roland Ottensamer (Institute of Astrophysics, University of Vienna)
18:45-19:00 Fade out

Registration via the online form.


Participation details and prices can be found on the IAU/NAEC page.