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1 Nov 2021
Matthias Maurer is set to be the first German in space in three years, but he will have to wait for three more days to get there. The Crew-3 mission will be in orbit for six months.
13 Feb 2020
NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who holds the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, reflects on her experience aboard the International Space Station.
23 Oct 2019
Germany should try to send an astronaut to the moon as a part of the US-led mission in 2024, according to the influential BDI business association. It wants the state to ensure conditions for a "private spaceport."
22 Sep 2019
Film show: Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut in 'Ad Astra'
7 Jun 2018
German astronaut Alexander Gerst is set to take off abroad a Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan's Baikonur spaceport for his second trip into space. DW's Juri Rescheto has been following preparations for the ESA mission "Horizons" up close.
3 Sep 2017
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Sunday (September 3), capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record.

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