Press & News

2 October 2018
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Astronautin and AXIOM sign Memorandum of Understanding for Astronaut Training and Mission to ISS

In the frame of the 69TH INTERNATIONAL ASTRONAUTICAL CONGRESS IAC that takes place in Bremen from Oct. 1 to Oct. 5, 2018, Astronautin GmbH and Axiom, Inc. signed an MOU to further intensify their cooperation to bring the first German […]
1 June 2018
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Preparing step by step: German female astronauts visit potential partners for their space mission

May 30, 2018 A team from “Astronautin” – the initiative set up to find the first German female astronaut and send her on a research mission to the ISS – travelled to the U.S. in mid-May. The group, which included […]
12 April 2018

Astronautin News – April 2018

Time flies – After more than three successful months, it’s time for a procet  update. In February we announced our new female astronaut Dr. Suzanna Randall, astrophysicist at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Garching near Munich. The press conference was […]
13 September 2017
Airbus unterstützt Die Astronautin

Airbus supports initiative “Die Astronautin”

How does a space mission actually take place? The two first female astronaut trainees from Germany will also learn this with Airbus. The aircraft manufacturer supports the initiative  “Die Astronautin” in training the astronauts. Bremen, September 13, 2017 – Airbus […]
16 August 2017

German astronaut trainees complete first parabolic flights

Parabolic flying and drinking at the same time: the two first female astronaut trainees from Germany came to Moscow on 15 August 2017. Nicola Baumann and Insa Thiele-Eich have completed their first ten parabolic flights as part of their training […]
1 June 2018
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Preparing step by step: German female astronauts visit potential partners for their space mission

May 30, 2018 A team from “Astronautin” – the initiative set up to find the first German female astronaut and send her on a research mission to the ISS – travelled to the U.S. in mid-May. The group, which included […]
6 March 2017

Support the astronaut on her way to weightlessness!

Let us write history together and bring the first German woman into space! The first training session of the astronaut is to be funded with a crowdfunding campaign. For your contribution, you will receive a great thank you, in the […]
1 April 2016

What an incredible rush of applicants …

The mission for 2020 has begun – over 400 motivated candidates have taken the step to apply to be the first female German astronaut. A proud number with which no one would have expected. Engineers, pilots or scientists – each […]
1 March 2016

Germany is looking for the first female German astronaut

Imagine that you are looking at Earth from the International Space Station. What would do you see? What would impress you? Are there differences in how a man or a woman would look at our planet? To date, 11 German […]