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

#ASE29 News
Born to Explore Contest – a short summary of the winning entries

Born to Explore Contest – a short summary of the winning entries

The first human to land on Mars has already been born. Together with Franz Viehböck and the Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (Ministry of Transportation, Innovation and Technology) we invited pupils and students of Austrian schools and universities to […]
Community Day Program released

Community Day Program released

Durning one day of the ASE XXIX Planetary Congress astronauts, cosmonauts and taikonauts will visit all federal region of Austria to inspire the next generation of explorers in STEM subjects as well as the broad public. This day is called Community […]
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 […]