Nicola Baumann's dream is to go to the ISS. The fighter pilot has applied to be Germany's first female astronaut. She's one of 30 women taking part in the selection process. Will she make the grade?
It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it's opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you'll need deep pockets to venture into deep space.
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Neil Armstrong was 38 in 1969 when he spoke these legendary words as the first man ever to set foot on the moon.
A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests.
What should we do if at some point a giant asteroid or comet comes hurtling toward Earth? This week, experts in Maryland are discussing the dangers of meteorites and possible defense strategies.
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