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Has the cause of a rocket failure ever been mis-identified, such that another launch failed due to the same problem?

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Roughly how high does a rocket have to get before the self-destruct becomes inaudible? Invisible?

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How far does the sound of a rocket launch carry?

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Why would Starlink launch appear as a blurred line?

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Do we know how the SpaceX Starship stack handles engine shutdowns?

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Example using NASA GMAT to model a sounding rocket launch

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What conferences have technical sessions that cover credible and transformative alternatives to chemical-rocket-based launch?

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Was the payload bay of the Space Shuttle depressurized before launch?

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Does SpaceX post their planned trajectories publicly?

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What exactly is Part 450 and how will it "streamline the regulatory process for companies requesting both launch and spacecraft reentry licenses"?

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Does Starship perform a launch tower avoidance maneuver?

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Why did the Space Shuttles perform a rollover maneuver during launch?

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Where to look for next rocket launches?

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How much deltaV would it take to launch from the top of mount Everest straight up then circularize at 200km once in space?

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