Germany’s first International Space Station Commander revealed the name and logo of his next mission to the ISS in 2018. What's so special about "Horizons"? This and more - on Spectrum.
Host and producer: Jessie Wingard
US President Donald Trump's plan for a Space Force will not change the way we explore beyond our planet. The development of civilian space travel has always been linked to the military, says DW’s Fabian Schmidt.
Think astronauts are always on duty on the International Space Station? Well you'd be wrong. Even astronauts get time off in space, and holiday, says the German Aerospace Center's Volker Schmid.
Orbiting Earth on the International Space Station is not all fun and games. Astronauts do space science for our planet.
So the Trump administration wants to privatize the International Space Station. Should we be surprised? Not really. But it's feeding into the biggest financial bubble of the century, says Zulfikar Abbany.
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