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Is it possible to open and close ROSAs several times?

During the preliminary phase of designing a REUSABLE lander for the lunar surface from the gateway, the need to necessarily use deployable SAs came up. In addition, because of the descending and ...
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How do the roll-rings at the ISS work?

I get that on the ISS they need to keep the solar panels constantly rotating to keep them looking towards the sun. To transmit the electricity and data to and from the Solar panels truss structure ...
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Where all is ROSA (roll-out solar array) planned to be used?

A comment below Why are DART's solar panels aligned like this? says: Maybe could have something to do with how much space they take up with rolled all the way in? This is also the first use of ...
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Reuse statistics of SpaceX Dragon capsules?

The question about the rolled-up and deployable solar array How does ROSA unroll? (Roll Out Solar Array) begins: The upcoming SpaceX launch with the apparently first re-use of a dragon capsule will ...
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How does ROSA unroll? (Roll Out Solar Array)

The upcoming SpaceX launch with the apparently first re-use of a dragon capsule will bring with it the Roll Out Solar Array (ROSA). (See also: More science, reused Dragon capsule featured on CRS-11) ...
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