ASE 2016 | XXIX Planetary Congress

03-07 October 2016 in Vienna, Austria

Association of Space Explorers

The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) is an international non-profit organization with over 400 flown astronauts as members.

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XXIX Planetary Congress

The 29th Planetary Congress takes place from 03-07 October 2016 in Austria and offers public sessions.

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Born to Explore

Are you born to explorer? Yes! Then participate in our competition and win out-of-this-world prizes.

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ASE Hosts & Contact

OeWF LogoFranz Viehböck in cooperation with the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)


Contact: OeWF Office Innsbruck,
Media Contact: Mrs. Monika Fischer,

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The ASE XXIX is supported by numerous industry partner as well as by government & federal states

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Explorers Dinner & Silent Auction [Tickets available]

Explorers Dinner & Silent Auction [Tickets available]

From 03 – 07 October 2016, 100 space fliers will be in Vienna for their annual Planetary Congress.  During one evening you will get the chance to have dinner together with some of the space fliers and aquire flown space […]
Born to Explore contest: Apply now

Born to Explore contest: Apply now

The Austrian Space Forum announced today the student contest “Born to Explore”.  On the occasion of the 29th ASE Planetary Congress which will take place in Vienna from 03-07 Oct. 2016 students between 6 – 25 years are invited to […]
ASE Executive Committee gives GO for 29th Planetary Congress

ASE Executive Committee gives GO for 29th Planetary Congress

The ASE Executive Committee meeting took place last weekend from 1st – 3rd April 2016 in Vienna. ASE Executive Director Andy Turnage and astronauts, cosmonauts and taikonauts from the international executive committee met with the ASE 2016 host Franz Viehboeck […]