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2 October 2018

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

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 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 […]