Summer School Alpbach 2018
Sample return from small solar system bodies
July 17-26, Alpbach/Tyrol – Austria
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  The Summer School

  Organisers and    Programme Committee
  Local Arrangement



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. EuroPlanet offers grants for students.


Wolfgang Baumjohann, Space Research Institute/Austrian Academy of Sciences

Summer School Director: Michaela Gitsch
Vice Summer School Director: Wolfgang Baumjohann

Programme Committee Members:

  • Roger Bonnet, ISSI
  • Paal Brekke, Norway
  • Natacha Callens, ESA
  • Peter Falkner, ESA
  • Enrico Flamini, ASI
  • Andreas Geisler , FFG
  • Christian Gritzner, DLR
  • Özgür Karatekin, Royal Observatory of Belgium
  • Christian Köberl, University of Vienna
  • Michael Küppers, ISSI
  • Mark McCaughrean, ESA
  • Alin Nedelcu, Romanian Space Agency
  • Aire Olsek, Tartu Science Park Foundation, Estonia
  • Jaan Praks, Aalto University
  • Johannes Ortner, Austria
  • Francis Rocard, CNES
  • Nick Sergis, Academy of Athens and National Observatory of Athens
  • Hans Sünkel, Austria
  • Jose Carlos del Toro Iniesta, Spain