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Should be used whenever one specific online resource or printed book/tech.report/article or other space exploration-related media is required. Care should be taken to avoid asking for broad, open-ende…
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Questions regarding the Sun, or Sol in Latin, the star at the center of the solar system Earth is in.
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Questions regarding the amount of heat energy in an environment, as well as how to measure it.
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Questions regarding the artificial creation of Earth-like conditions on another celestial body.
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Questions regarding vertical rocket launch platforms and facilities in their immediate vicinity supporting final preparations for a rocket launch.
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The study of satellite orbits and space flight dynamics.
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Questions regarding fields of magnetisms and their effects on Space Exploration, such as the Earth's magnetic field.
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How heat affects spacecraft and space missions, or materials and methods to deal with heat.
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How passage of time impacts space exploration activities.
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Questions regarding the rocket engine nozzles, semi-open compartments of various shapes and sizes into which propellant components are injected by their own pressure or with a help of a turbine, often…
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Questions regarding the use of nuclear devices in space exploration, e.g. to power or propel spacecraft.
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Questions about the process and equipment used to join two spacecraft together.
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Questions about imagery devices on spacecraft and probes.
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Questions regarding equipment or other material to be transported during space exploration.
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Set of values carefully prepared to be used together with a simplified perturbations model (most often SGP4) to predict satellite positions with a moderate level of accuracy for times near the epoch c…
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Missions expected to happen over the next decade, but that have not launched yet. In particular if such is only a concept at this time.
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Questions about the extraction of materials from other planets or asteroids.
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Questions about devices which collect and couple electromagnetic signals (communications, radar or other electromagnetic measurements) directly between free space, and conductors (e.g. waveguides or o…
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Questions regarding how astronauts live in space, including day to day activities, chores, etc.
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Deep Space Network is a series of communication antennas around the world used for communication with deep space spacecraft.
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SpaceX cargo capsule for lifting payloads to orbit. Launched on a Falcon 9 rocket. Use [dragon-v2] for the Crew Dragon version of this project.
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The Soviet Union was a world power and major player in the space race. It dissolved in 1991 into individual states, the largest of which is the Russian Federation.
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Questions regarding the Global Positioning System's satellites and uses.
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Questions about Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), its missions, research projects, and other activities financed, organized, planned, managed, or otherwise arranged under this organization's …
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Questions regarding transfer of data from spacecraft and probes
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Can refer to both electrical devices and electrical power sources for said devices (batteries, generators, etc) on spacecraft or launch vehicles. Use in conjunction with a specific spacecraft or vehic…
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Questions addressing the energy requirement for space/orbit/interplanetary missions.
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Apollo 11 landed the first humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the surface of the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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Space Launch System, the putative replacement for the Space Shuttle for future large missions.
Questions about Starlink, the satellite constellation developed by SpaceX to provide global broadband Internet
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Insight is a Mars lander that successfully touched down on Nov 26, 2018. Insight is going to study the interior (core) of Mars
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Questions regarding the computers onboard spacecraft which handle mission-critical data.
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Questions about life support systems in use on spacecraft, space stations, extraterrestrial colonies, or simulated extraterrestrial environments, about their function, design, effectiveness, historica…
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Questions regarding observation of spacecraft or phenomenon in space
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Questions regarding the application of chemistry in space exploration, for example the composition of rocket propellants.
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Questions regarding the collision of one thing with another
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