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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Inspiration4 crew launches from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on September 15, 2021. Photo: Chandan Khanna / AFP
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the ... […]

In space race, Europe faces choice: passenger or pilot?

As the race to send people to the Moon and beyond heats up, Europe faces a choice: keep paying for seats on spacecraft or finally fly its own manned vehicle
19.04.2018, Brandenburg, Schönefeld: Ein Modell der europäischen Trägerrakete Ariane 6 steht auf dem Gelände der Internationalen Luftfahrtausstellung ILA, im Hintergrund startet ein Flugzeug. (Zu dpa "Hersteller der neuen Ariane-6-Rakete fordert baldige Staats-Aufträge")
19.04.2018, Brandenburg, Schönefeld: Ei... […]

The future of space travel – Where are Germany and Europe headed?

To fly back to the Moon, build a German spaceport, ensure fast internet between thousands of satellites. There are many ideas related to space travel - where do Germany and Europe see opportunities?
ESA astronaut Tim Peake (L) listens to a technician explain details about the Eutelsat Quantum satellite in the cleanroom at Airbus Space and Defence in Portsmouth, southern England on February 26, 2018. Photo: Glyn Kirk / AFP
ESA astronaut Tim Peake (L) listens to a... […]

Britain hopes to keep stars aligned with EU’s space projects

Dressed in a white protective suit, British astronaut Tim Peake listens attentively as technicians explain details of their new satellite -- a European project in Brexit Britain.