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The Summer School is organised by the Aeronautics and Space Agency of FFG and co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the national space authorities of its member and cooperating states. A traditional partner is the International Space Science Institute (ISSI). It is also supported by Austrospace, the association of Austrian space industries and research institutions.


Wolfgang Baumjohann, Space Research Institute/Austrian Academy of Sciences

Summer School Director: Michaela Gitsch, FFG
Vice Summer School Director: Wolfgang Baumjohann, Space Research Institute, Graz
Head Tutor: Peter Falkner, ESA

Programme Committee Members:

  • Kader Amsif, CNES
  • Anastasios Anastasiadis, Greece
  • Paal Brekke, Norway
  • Natacha Callens, ESA
  • Immacolata Donnarumma, ASI
  • Peter Falkner, ESA
  • Isabel Pérez Grande, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Christian Gritzner, DLR
  • Andreas Geisler, FFG
  • Arpad Kis, Geodetic and Geophysical Institute of the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Rumi Nakamura, Space Research Institute, Graz
  • Nicolas Thomas, University of Berne
  • Dan Alin Nedelcu, Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy
  • Mark McCaughrean, ESA
  • Johannes Ortner, Austria
  • Tilman Spohn, ISSI
  • Jan Thoemel, Université du Luxembourg