Founder & Administrative Director, Austrian Space Forum, Innsbruck / Autria
Dr. Gernot Grömer
Born 1975, masters degree in astronomy, PhD in exploration astrobiology (Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck), International Space University summer school (Houston/Texas), lecturer at the International Space University and the University of Innsbruck. Member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (Board of Mentors). Flight Crew 37th ESA Parabolic Flight Campaign. Programme Management Group AustroMars and PolAres.
Teaches and does research at various universities in the field of human Mars exploration and Astrobiology. Dr. Groemer led more 12 Mars expedition simulations, including the Dhofar desert in Oman, the Northern Sahara, Utah and southern Spain and leads the development of the experimental spacesuit simulator Aouda.X.