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.
American Randolph Bresnik, Russian Sergei Ryazansky and Italian Paolo Nespoli are embarking on the latest mission to the International Space Station. Nespoli, Europe's oldest astronaut, says space travel keeps him in touch with his inner child.
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.
What does it take to command a mission? Jan Wörner, one of the men who nominated Alexander Gerst for the top job, told DW.
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