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How are parachutes attached to capsule spacecraft?

Perhaps it's too old to be of interest, but there is pretty detailed information available on the Gemini parachute landing system. The parachute risers were connected to two bridle straps which in ...
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Space craft and interstellar objects

They don't. The Voyagers have no way to detect objects in the vicinity. We aren't using telescopes to look for objects in their paths either. We can get away with this because space is empty. Even in ...
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If a spacecraft's double hull filled with water is hit by a micrometeorite, could the water freezing or surface tension stop the leak?

So by adding a "stabliser" to H2O you can inheritly give it more combinations of useful structure wether it's in liquid solid or gaseous state,
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