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.
President Donald Trump has directed NASA to return astronauts to the moon, and eventually send them to Mars. He steered clear, however, of offering any specific details about the difficult issues of budget or timelines.
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.
Pope Francis has chatted with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. In a 20-minute exchange, the pope broached some of life's big questions: Why are we here, what comes after and where's the technician gone?
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