"The most exciting thing about Cassini was that this mission united people all around the world." Researchers say goodbye to NASA's space probe Cassini.
China's ambitious space program could also be a chance for the European Space Agency to grow. The Europeans can't afford big projects such as Mars missions or building lunar bases on their own, says DW's Frank Sieren.
NASA has reported a technical malfunction during a launch of an American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut to the ISS. The two pilots were recovered after their Soyuz capsule crash landed in Kazakhstan.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst returned to the ISS for his second mission in June 2018. On October 3, he took over as the first-ever ISS commander from Germany. But what exactly does a commander do?
Saturn's tiny, icy moon of Enceladus could harbor the means to support life, according to new data from a US-European spacecraft. But don't pack your bags yet, temperatures tend to reach only -198 degrees C (-324 F).
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