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Thumbs Up for Germany’s First Female Astronauts

A fighter pilot and a meteorologist could be Germany’s first female astronauts. A private group is hoping to raise 50 million euros ($53.6 million) to send a German woman to the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, Germany’s eleven astronauts have all been male, starting with Sigmund Jaehn from East Germany …

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Electric Trucks Powering Ahead in Germany

German engineering giant Siemens is powering electric trucks using a 150-year-old technology. Germans can soon expect to see electric trucks that draw power from overhead wires. Siemens is rushing ahead with tests of the power-saving technology for the country’s roads. Also known as catenary systems, these free-hanging electric power lines have …

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Google Street View Returns To Germany

Explore mountains, towns, markets, airports and motorways in Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland model village with Google Street View. Miniatur Wunderland has to be one of the top attractions when visiting Hamburg. It is one of largest model railway exhibits in the world with over 15,000 metres of track, and includes a complete …

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