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2017 – Project Moonwalk: lessons learnt from testing human robot collaboration scenarios in a lunar and Martian simulation, Imhof, B.; Davenport, R.; Weiss, P.; Urbina, D.; Vögele, T.; Parro, V.; Hogle, M.; Nottle, A.; Royrvik, J.; 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Adelaide, Australia, 25-29 September 2017. Paris, France: International Astronautical Federation.

2017 – ADVANCING SOLAR SINTERING FOR BUILDING A BASE ON THE MOON, Imhof, B.;Hoheneder, W.; Waclavicek, R.; Urbina, D.; Madakashira, H. K.; Govindaraj, S.; Gancet, J.; Weiss, P.; Mohamed, M.P.M.; Gobert, T.; Sperl, M.; Meurisse, A.; Fateri, M.; Preisinger, C.; 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Adelaide, Australia, 25-29 September 2017. Paris, France: International Astronautical Federation.

2017 – Shifting space perspectives: a space prospect on the Antarctic as part of the Antarctic Biennale 2017, Imhof, B; Hannah, D.; 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Adelaide, Australia, 25-29 September 2017. Paris, France: International Astronautical Federation.

2017 – “Living Inhabitation Systems for Buildings on and off the Planet”, Molly Hogle, Barbara Imhof, Waltraut Hoheneder, ECAL European Conference on Artificial Life, Monday 4 Sept 2017, Lyon, France.

2017 – Fairburn, Sue & Imhof, Barbara & Mohanty, Susmita. (2017). Rethinking Water: A CAAS (City As A Spaceship) design approach. The Design Journal. 20. S1904-S1915. 10.1080/14606925.2017.1352708.

2017 – ‘The world in one small habitat’, B. Imhof, P. Weiss, A. Vermeulen, book chapter ‘Star Ark. A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship’, ed. Rachel Armstrong, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2017, p. 287ff

2016 – ‘An ISRU-Based Architecture for Human Habitats on Mars: the ’Lava Hive’ Concept’, Aidan Cowley, Barbara Imhof, Leo Teeney, René Waclavicek, Francesco Spina, Alberto Canals, Juergen Schleppi, Pablo Lopez Soriano, Acta Futura, Issue 10 (2016), p. 109 / Acta Futura 10 (2016) 109-119, DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.202220

2016 – ‘Project MOONWALK Working with robots to transcend known boundaries’, Dr Thomas Vögele, Dr Barbara Imhof, Dr Peter Weiss; ROOM, the Space Journal, room.eu.com; Issue #9, September 2016 p. 63ff

2016 – ‘Future Space Technologies for Sustainability on Earth’ (IAC-16-D4.2.1), Stefano Ferretti, Barbara Imhof, Dr. Werner Balogh, 14th IAA Symposium on visions and strategies for the future / Contribution of Space Activities to Solving Global Societal Issues; International Astronautical Congress, Guadalajara, Mexico, September 2016

2016 – ‘Draußen ist drinnen. Indoor leben am Mond‘, Imhof, B.; Waclavicek, R., APA Science ,guest commentary, 29.09.2016

2016 – ‘SHEE – a Self-deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments – Exploitation and lessons learnt from testing‘, Barbara Imhof, Joshua Nelson, Hemanth-Kumar Madakashira, Peter Weiss, Alvo Aabloo, David Ševčík, International Conference on Environmental Systems, peer reviewed, 2016

2016 – ‘Shifting space perspectives’, Imhof, B.; The Space Journal Room, 6 Jan 2016

2016 – ‘SHEE – Self deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments’, Osborne, B.; Hoheneder W.; Hogle, M.; The Space Journal Room, 6 Jan 2016,

2015 – ‘Analogues for Preparing Robotic and Human Exploration on the Moon’, International Astronautical Congress 2015, Jerusalem, Israel, IAC-15-A3, 2A,4, 29824; Hoppenbrouwers, T.; Urbina D.; Imhof, B.; Mohanty, S.; Weiss, P.; Diekmann, A.; Maurer, M.

2015 – ‘Analogues For Preparing Robotic And Human Exploration On The Moon’ (IAC-15.A3.2A.4) – 66th International Astronautical Congress, A3 – Space Exploration Symposium, 12-16.10.2015, Jerusalem, Isreal.  T. Hoppenbrouwers; D. Urbina; B. Imhof; S. Mohanty; P. Weiss; A. Diekmann; M. Maurer

2015 – ‘Moonwalk – Human Robot Collaboration Mission Scenarios and Simulations’ (AIAA 2015-4531) – AIAA Space 2015 Conference and Exposition, 31.8–2.9, 2015, Pasadena, California, USA. Barbara Imhof, Waltraut Hoheneder, Stephen Ransom, René Waclavicek, Robert Davenport, Peter Weiss, Bernard Gardette, Virginie Taillebot, Thibaud Gobert, Diego Urbina, Tom Hoppenbrouwers, Thomas Vögele, Mathias Höckelmann, Jakob Schwendner, Knut R. Fossum, Victor Parro-García

2015 – ‘Human Factors and Habitability for the SHEE test-bed’ – IAA 2015 Humans in Space Symposium, 29.6-3.7, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. B. Imhof, W. Hoheneder, R. Waclavicek, S. Ransom, J. Gancet, J. Salini, H. Kumar Madakashira

2015 – ‘Building SHEE – A Self-deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments Lessons Learnt and Exploitation Opportunities for the Scientific Community’ – AIAA Space 2015 Conference and Exposition, 31.8–2.9, 2015, Pasadena, California, USA.  B. Imhof, W. Hoheneder, S. Ransom, R. Waclavicek, P. Weiss, V. Taillebot, T. Gobert, B. Osborne, J. Nelson, J. Gancet, G. Rodriguez, J. Salini, A. Aabloo, P. Kull, D. Sevcik, P. Gajdos, M. Vajdak, O. Doule

2015 – ‘FP7 FASTER project – Demonstration of Multi-platform Operation for Safer Planetary Traverses’ – ESA/ESTEC, 13th Symposium on Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation, ASTRA 2015, 11-13.05.2015, Noordwijk, the Netherlands. E. Allouis, R. Marc; Airbus DS / J. Gancet, Y.Nevatia, F.Cantori; Space Application N.V. / R.U Sonsalla, M. Fritsche, J, Machowinski, T. Vogele; DFKI Robotics Innovation Center / F.Comin, W. Lewinger, B. Yeomans, C. Saaj, Y.Gao, J.Delfa; Surrey Space Centre, University Of Surrey / P. Weclewski, K. Skocki; Astri Polska Sp. z o. o. / B. Imhof, S. Ransom, L. Richter; LIQUIFER System Group GmbH

2015 – ‘Introducing EDEN ISS – A European project on advancing plant cultivation technologies and operations’ –  45th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 12-16.07.2015, Bellevue, WA, U.S.A.. Paul Zabel, Matthew Bamsey, Conrad Zeidler, Vincent Vrakking, Bernd-Wolfgang Johannes, Petra Rettberg, Daniel Schubert and Oliver Romberg; German Aerospace Center / Barbara Imhof, Robert Davenport, Waltraut Hoheneder, René Waclavicek, Chris Gilbert, Molly Hogle; LIQUIFER Systems Group GmbH / Alberto Battistelli, Filomena Nazzaro; Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche / Mike Dixon, Mike Stasiak; University of Guelph / Eberhard Kohlberg, Dirk Mengedoht; Alfred-Wegener-Institute Helmholtz-Center for Polar and Marine Research / Lorenzo Buccieri, Erik Mazzoleni; EnginSoft S.p.A./ Viktor Fetter, Thomas Hummel; Airbus Defence and Space GmbH / Giorgio Boscheri, Federico Massobrio, Matteo Lamantea, Cesare Lobascio; Thales Alenia Space Italia

2014 – ‘Towards a cooperation between the arts, space science research and the European Space Agency – Preliminary findings of the ESA Topical Team Arts and Sciences (ETTAS)’ – International Academy of Astronautics, Dec 2014. Elsevier. (an Acta Astronautica (re)publication of an ESA art science whitepaper) DOI 10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.08.015 (subscription), S.J. Pell, A.B.Imhof, A. Waldvogel, J.M. Kotler, and M. Peljhan

2014 – ‘The SHEE Project Self-Deployable Habitat For Extreme Environment Test-bed for Analogue Simulations’ –  ASTech International Conference Space Exploration, 29-31.10.2014, Strasbourg, France. Peter Weiss, Ph.D., Bernard Gardette, Ph.D., Virginie Taillebot, Ph.D., Thibaud Gobert; COMEX S.A. / Prof. Barnaby Osborne, Joshua Nelson; International Space University / Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., Waltraut Hoheneder, Stephen Ransom, René Waclavicek; LIQUIFER Systems Group / Jeremi Gancet, Diego Urbina; Space Application Services / Prof. Alvo Aabloo, Priit Kull; IMS Lab, Institute of Technology, University of Tartu / David Sevcik Ph.D., Petr Gajdos, Michal Vajdak; Sobriety s.r.o. /Ondrej Doule, Ph.D.; Space Innovations / Laboratoire de mécanique et d’acoustique de Marseille

2014 – ‘The Moonwalk Project Astronaut-Robot Cooperation in European Space Analogue Simulations’ –  ASTech International Conference Space Exploration, 29-31.10.2014, Strasbourg, France. Peter Weiss, Ph.D., Bernard Gardette, Ph.D., Virginie Taillebot, Ph.D., Thibaud Gobert; COMEX S.A. / Thomas Vögele Ph.D., Mathias Höckelmann, Jakob Schwendner; Deutsches Forschungszentrum für künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) / Alistair Nolte, Matthew Roberts; Airbus Group Innovations / Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., Waltraut Hoheneder, Stephen Ransom, Robert Davenport, René Waclavicek; LIQUIFER Systems Group / Diego Urbina, Tom Hoppenbrouwers, Space Application Services / Knut Robert Fossum Ph.D.; NTNU Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Space / Victor Parro García Ph.D., Olga Prieto Ph.D.; Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial / Laboratoire de mécanique et d’acoustique de Marseille

2014 – ‘City as a Spaceship (CAAS)’ IAC-14-E4.2.8 – 65th International Astronautical Congress IAC, 29.09-03.10.2014, Toronto, Canada. Sue Fairburn, IDEAS Research Institute, Robert Gordon University / Susmita Mohanty, Ph.D., Earth2Orbit, LLC / Anna Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., LIQUIFER Systems Group

2014 – ‘Contemporary Human Technology Interaction Issues in Space Architecture –A Position Paper’ IAC-14-E5.3.1 – 65th International Astronautical Congress IAC, 29.09-03.10.2014, Toronto, Canada. Regina Peldszus, European Space Agency (ESA-ESOC) / Jackelynne Silva-Martinez, Georgia Institute of Technology / Anna Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., LIQUIFER Systems Group

2014 – ‘Operation Scenarios and Constraints for Joint Human-Robot Surface EVA Missions on Moon and Mars’ IAC-14-E5.3.4×24147 – 65th International Astronautical Congress IAC, 29.09-03.10.2014, Toronto, Canada. Susmita Mohanty, Ph.D., Anna Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., LIQUIFER Systems Group / Alistair Nottle, Airbus Group Innovations / Thomas Vögele, Ph.D., Jakob Schwendner, Ph.D., DFKI / Peter Weiss, Ph.D., Virginie Taillebot, Bernard Gardette, Thibaud Gobert, COMEX S.A. / Yashodhan Nevatia, Diego A. Urbina, Space Applications Services / Knut Fossum, CIRiS, NTNU Samfunnsforsking / Victor Parro Garcia, Ph.D., Olga Prieto-Ballesteros, Ph.D., Centro de Astrobiologia (INTA-CSIC)

2014 – ‘Development of a Wheeled Bevameter as a Real-Time Terrain Sensing Instrument for Robotic Vehicles’ – 18th International Conference of the International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems (ISTVS), 22-25.09.2014, Seoul, South Korea. L. Richter, V. Eder, W. Hoheneder, B. Imhof, W. Lewinger, S. Ransom, C. Saaj, Piotr Weclewski, R. Waclavicek

2014 – ‘Development of the FASTER Wheeled Bevameter’ – European Planetary Science Congress EPSC2014-818, 07-12.09.2014, Centro de Congressos do Estoril, Cascais, Portugal. L. Richter, V. Eder, W. Hoheneder, B. Imhof, W. Lewinger, S. Ransom, C. Saaj, P. Weclewski, and R, Waclavicek

2013 – ‘Safe Long-Range Travel for Planetary Rovers through Forward Sensing’ – 12th Symposium on Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation, ESA/ESTEC, 15-17.05.2013, Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Y. Nevatia, F. Bulens, J. Gancet, Y. Gao, S. Al- Mili, R. U. Sonsalla, T. P. Kaupisch, M. Fritsche, T. Vögele, E. Allouis, K. Skocki, S. Ransom, C. Saaj, M. Matthews, B. Yeomans, L. Richter

2013 – ‘Multi-Level Soil Sensing Systems to Identify Safe Trafficability Areas for Extra-Planetary Rovers’ – 12th Symposium on Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation, ESA/ESTEC, 15-17.05.2013, Noordwijk, the Netherlands. W. A. Lewinger, F. Comin, S. Ransom, L. Richter, S. Al-Milli, C. Spiteri, Y. Gao, M. Matthews, C. Saaj

2013 – ‘Improved Traversal for Planetary Rovers through For-ward Acquisition of Terrain Trafficability’ – 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Planetary Rovers Workshop, 06-10.05.2013, Karlsruhe, Germany. Y. H. Nevatia, J. Gancet, F. Bulens, T. Voegele, R. U. Sonsalla, C. M. Saaj, W. A. Lewinger, M. Matthews, F. J. C. Cabrera, Y. Gao, E. Allouis, B. Imhof, S. Ransom, L. Richter and K. Skocki

2013 – ‘Self-Deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments (SHEE) – An Investigation of Design and Construction Principles’ IAC-13-D3.1.4 page 1 of 9 – 64th International Astronautical Congress IAC, 23-27.09.2013, Being, China. Ondrej Doule, Ph.D., Space Innovations / Anna Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., Waltraut Hoheneder, Stephen Ransom; LIQUIFER Systems Group / Alvo Aablo, University of Tartu / Joshua Nelson, International Space University / Vratislav Saleny, Sobriety s.r.o. / Michel Ilzkovitz, Jeremi Gancet, Ph.D., Space Application Services / Bernard Gardette, Ph.D., Virginie Taillebot, Ph.D., Peter Weiss, Ph.D., COMEX S.A.

2013 – ‘How the Design of a Sleeping Bag can Support Counter-measuring Fatigue’ Acta Astronautica, Volume 91, October–November 2013, Pages 123–130. Barbara Imhof, Ph.D., Waltraut Hoheneder, Kaspar Vogel, Ph.D., Laura Drudi, Ph.D.

2012 – Architektur – Fachmagazin Sept./Okt. 2012, Waltraut Hoheneder about ‘Wohin gehen wir? Wo werden wir arbeiten? Reflexionen zur Arbeitswelt von heute und morgen’ – work environments today and tomorrow

2012 – ‘Austria go space!’ guest commentary for the Austrian Press Agency – Science by Barbara Imhof

2012 – ‘Towards a Cooperation Between The Arts, Space Science Research and the European Space Agency’ – Preliminary Findings of the ESA Topical Team Arts and Sciences (ETTAS), IAC-12 E5.4.-13409, 63rd International Astronautical Congress IAC, 1.10.-5-10.2012, Naples, Italy

2012 – ‘The Human Senses in Lunar Habitat Architecture,’ IAC-12-E5.2.- 3454, 63rd International Astronautical Congress IAC, .0.-5-10.2012, Naples, Italy

2012 – ‘How the design of a sleeping bag can support counter-measuring fatigue,’ IAC-12-E5.3 13404, 63rd International Astronautical Congress IAC, 10.-5-10.2012, Naples, Italy

2012 –  Presentation: Towards a Cooperation Between The Arts, Space Science Research and the European Space Agency – Preliminary Findings of the ESA Topical Team Arts and Sciences (ETTAS), Joint Space Life Science Meeting, ESA And International Society of Gravitational Physiology (ISGP), June 2012, Aberdeen, UK

2010Volume issue 25, ‘Getting There Being There’ (Editor-in-Chief Arjen Oosterman) 3 contributing articles by Susmita Mohanty and Barbara Imhof

2010 – IAC-10-E5.3.1, RAMA – ROVER FOR ADVANCED MISSION APPLICATIONS, 61st International Astronautical Congress, Prague, CZ, E5.3. Space Architecture: Exploration and Tourism, Session #68, Dr. Barbara Imhof, LIQUIFER Systems Group (LSG), Vienna, Austria, Stephen Ransom, Norbert Frischauf, Dr. Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger, Waltraut Hoheneder, Dr. Susmita Mohanty, Dr. Kürsad Özdemir, René Waclavicek

2010 – DEPLOYABLE GETAWAY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, Imhof, Barbara; Hoheneder, Waltraut; Vogel, Kaspar (2010 July). Deployable Getaway for the International Space Station (AIAA 2010-6019). 40th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Barcelona, Spain, 11-15 July 2010. Reston, Virginia, USA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

2010 – ‘Habitat im All,’ David Bühler, Res Eichenberger, Interviews with – Christian Waldvogel, architect and artist, Zürich – Arthur Woods, artist, Stein am Rhein – Roland Buser, astrophysicist, Basel – Ralf Trachte, designer and design scientist, Aarau – Barbara Imhof, space architect, Wien – Thomas Dirlich, leader human spaceflight, Technische Universität München – Claude Nicollier, astronaut ESA / professor EPFL, Lausanne

2010 – Moon Life Handbook, Barbara Imhof, Susmita Mohanty, “A day out with RAMA” p. 27 and “Microcosmic Getaways onboard Space Stations”, p. 33ff, Archis publisher, May 10, 2010

2009 – Operational assessment of the pressurized planetary rover RAMA for RAST conference, primary author: Kürsad Özdemir

2006 – “Deployable structures for a human lunar base”, Petra Gruber, Sandra Häuplik, Barbara Imhof, Kürsad Özdemir, ReneWaclavicek, Maria Antoinetta Perino, published Acta Astronautica 61 (2007) 484- 495

2005 –  [Interior] Configuration Options, Habitability and Architectural Aspects for ESA’s AURORA Human Mission to Mars Study, Acta Astronautica, Volume 60, (2007), p 571-587

2005 – MOON/MARS Workshop ESA-ESTEC 2005 (organisation) http://www.moonmarsworkshop.com/habitat

2004 – MoonMars Team: IAC-04.IAA.3.8.1.04, Evaluation of possible developments for a Lunar Base, 55th Austronautical Congress, Vancouver, Canada, 2004

2004 – Human Mission to Mars Study – AURORA Programme, ESA-ESTEC, CDF-TN-030, [Interior] Configuration Options, Habitability and Architectural Aspects of the Transfer Habitat Module (THM) and the Surface Habitat on Mars (SHM)

2004 – TransGravity: The Third Genre in Space Architecture, Paper No. 2004-01-2370, 34th International Conference of Environmental Systems (ICES), Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

2003 – European Lunar Concepts, Paper No. 2003-01-2652, 33th International Conference of Environmental Systems (ICES), Vancouver, Canada