Dr. Peter Habison

Astronomer, Physicist, Historian of Science

“stem&mint – Space and Science Communications” specialises in the field of astronomy and space science communication, education and outreach.

Founded in 2013 by Peter Habison, stem&mint e.U. offers a portfolio of “Space Services”. The main subjects are: Development and implementation of space education projects, astronomy consulting, design and implementation of science trips as well as lectures and workshops.


Astronomy and space travel fascinate young and old. The view into the cosmos as well as the view back to Earth as a blue globe in the infinite vastness of space makes us marvel and inspires our spirit of research.

The lectures offered highlight astronomical principles as well as current topics in astrophysics, space flight and the history of science. In cooperation with ESERO Austria, lectures and workshops for schools and teachers are offered. Keynote lectures for companies and partners complete the agenda.

Subject lectures

From the history of astronomy and spaceflight to modern astrophysics and space science

Keynote lectures

For corporate seminars, workshops, celebrations, etc. Whenever the sky needs to be a little bit closer.

Online lectures

Available from almost anywhere and at almost any time. Selected online lectures on astronomy and space exploration.

Science Tours

Astronomers are explorers. Their paths lead them to remote regions of our earth to experience eclipses and astronomical events or to carry out scientific observations at observatories.

In cooperation with renowned domestic and foreign tour operators, Peter Habison accompanies science trips to selected locations and to special astronomical events.

Consulting & Projects

stem & mint e.U. develops and accompanies educational and communication programmes in the fields of astronomy, astronautics and space sciences.

In cooperation with national and international partners, selected projects are developed and implemented.


Mission X 2023 launched

In January this year "Mission X - Train Like an Astronaut" started its thirteen round, an extraordinary competition for school classes of the 3rd and 4th grade.

ESO 60 Years Anniversary

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the European Southern Observatory ESO, an anniversary event was held on 8 October 2022 at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz. Here is a short review in text and pictures.

Under the Southern Cross

Windrose trip from 20.8 to 1.9.2022 to the most beautiful night sky of the southern hemisphere with visit of the H.E.S.S. telescopes at the Gamsberg and the Hoba meteorite, the largest meteorite on earth.