For almost five years the Mars Rover Curiosity has been exploring the Red Planet. Now it is experiencing some tire trouble. Can a software update help?
Entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk has made his big pitch to start a human colony on Mars by 2024.
Three new astronauts are on their way to the ISS. DW asked Thomas Reiter, the German coordinator of the ISS program, what advice he would offer them, and if he wouldn't rather be up there himself.
The European Space Agency and Roscosmos have successfully launched a robotic spacecraft as part of a joint mission to search for life on Mars. The ExoMars probe is expected to reach the Red Planet in seven months' time.
What can scientists do when the top two countries, the US and UK, move in the "completely wrong direction?" Robbert Dijkgraaf, director of the Institute for Advanced Study, says reality always has the last word.
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