Eleven German men have already travelled in space. The Female Astronaut initiative aims to send the first German woman into space – in 2021.
How are astronauts trained for space travel? Former ESA instructor Laura Winterling talks about it.
Vegetable cultivation for the journey to Mars and an infrared telescope in an aircraft: A look at the most exciting German aerospace projects
Europe’s role in outer space: ESA Director General Jan Wörner talks about dangerous solar storms and how our everyday life depends on aerospace.
The American philosopher Susan Neiman talks about Berlin before and after the fall of the Wall, and about the Einstein Forum she runs in Potsdam.
How can the German language be made fairer – and is this necessary at all?
He's probably one of the best-known of all Germans: Alexander von Humboldt. We asked students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin) what the natural scientist means to them.
Francisco J. Barrantes on Alexander von Humboldt's impact on Latin America.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is creating a worldwide network of cutting-edge research. Here's all you need to know about the Foundation.
The Humboldt Forum is both a place and a global platform for dialogue, says Professor Hartmut Dorgerloh
These websites show how exciting, many-facetted and well-organized research is in Germany. Explore institutions, locations and focuses.