Eleven Germans have so far voyaged into outer space, all of them men. Now Germany is looking for its first woman astronaut. DW meets two candidates - a fighter pilot and a surgeon.
A cargo mission has launched from Virginia taking 7,400 pounds of supplies for astronauts. Some 80 ice cream treats as well as a VR camera for a National Geographic documentary are on their way into space.
The International Space Station (ISS) is at full capacity again after a spacecraft arrived there with new crew members on board. The new team reached the ISS a mere six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan.
Eleven Germans have so far voyaged into outer space, all of them men. Now Germany is looking for its first woman astronaut. 86 candidates are left on the list. We meet two: a fighter jet pilot and a surgeon.
The US and Russia have publicly committed to an orbiting lunar base called Deep Space Gateway. The keyword there? Orbiting. German astronaut Thomas Reiter tells DW why we're not aiming for moon dust just yet.
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