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James Jenkins
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211 votes
6 answers
24k views

Can I borrow a lunar rover?

66 votes
3 answers
172k views

How fast will 1g get you there?

66 votes
6 answers
26k views

Can I drive Elon Musk's Tesla after it's been in space for 100 Years?

59 votes
4 answers
8k views

Can gunpowder get you to the moon?

51 votes
7 answers
9k views

Can you tack against the sun using a solar sail?

51 votes
2 answers
21k views

Why don't the Space Shuttle's tires explode in the vacuum of space?

40 votes
8 answers
23k views

Would a settlement on Mars need to import Nitrogen?

35 votes
4 answers
14k views

Could the Moon keep an atmosphere?

35 votes
2 answers
16k views

Do Astronauts have their appendix removed?

33 votes
3 answers
3k views

Is it possible to get pregnant through natural means in space?

33 votes
2 answers
59k views

What thickness/depth of water would be required to provide radiation shielding in Earth orbit?

32 votes
3 answers
8k views

Can you vacuum out the ISS by opening the door?

28 votes
1 answer
52k views

How many active or inactive artificial satellites are in Mars orbit?

27 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why is there a pregnancy test kit on the ISS?

27 votes
1 answer
5k views

ISS nuts and bolts; Metric, SAE or both?

26 votes
7 answers
20k views

Could a Human reach escape velocity by jumping from the surface of Ceres (a dwarf planet)?

25 votes
1 answer
5k views

Can I harvest diamonds from the rain of Saturn and Jupiter?

25 votes
3 answers
4k views

What is the smallest number of humans required for colonization?

25 votes
4 answers
6k views

Will some rockets really collapse under their own weight?

23 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is the largest naturally occurring body that could be hollowed and safely lived in?

23 votes
6 answers
91k views

How far do you have to be from Earth to be "in space"?

22 votes
3 answers
17k views

How does skipping off the atmosphere work?

22 votes
1 answer
5k views

Do Astronauts lose finger nails in space?

22 votes
1 answer
3k views

How are hair and beard lengths maintained in space?

22 votes
2 answers
3k views

When you shoot for the moon and miss, where do you end up?

22 votes
1 answer
4k views

Are there free insects in the ISS?

21 votes
5 answers
3k views

Can you buy land on the moon?

20 votes
2 answers
3k views

How well would a broken bone heal in zero gravity?

20 votes
5 answers
5k views

Would the lunar analogue of geothermal energy be practical on a lunar base?

20 votes
2 answers
2k views

What types of sustainable energy are available beyond Mars?

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