Germany is opening a state of the art research lab that will look at medical issues and aerospace. The Envihab center in Cologne is bristling with technology including a huge human centrifuge.
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?
The only rocket that takes humans to space has been grounded. Until "spring." That has all sorts of consequences for the astronauts on the space station.
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There was a time when "space" meant "space race." And that time was during the Cold War. Now, space is a race to collaborate — and not just with the usual suspects, but with new players like China, India or South Africa.
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