Female engineers and scientists are underrepresented in Europe’s aerospace industry. The founder of one firm that recruits experts for the sector hopes to soon see a German astronaut on the International Space Station.
Gerst, the first German commander of the ISS, talks to DW ahead of his second trip to the International Space Station, where he will be joined by US astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergej Prokopyev
Climate change is a global threat. So where to get the best perspective on the problem? Space! Scientists are monitoring Earth with satellites and running experiments in zero gravity to help save our fragile planet.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst is returning to the ISS as commander in June. Today he is giving his last press conference before the flight. As the first-ever German ISS commander, what exactly will he have to do?
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