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How strong and "hot" is the wind on the payload after the fairing is deployed at ~110km?

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What is the primary reason for SpaceX motion to have astronauts board Dragon before fueling up the rocket?

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Does the Merlin vacuum engine on SpaceX's Falcon 9 gimbal?

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How does SpaceX plan to deal with boiloff on the trip to Mars?

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Do the maximum launch capability figures of Falcon Heavy includes payload adaptor fairings or launch vehicle adaptors?

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What is the reliability of the Merlin engine?

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Space Shuttle and SSME Servicing Procedures for Re-Launch

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Why will the final version of Starship be almost empty after its first launch?

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