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Erin Anne
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62 votes

What are these green text/line displays shown during the livestream of Crew Dragon's approach to dock with the ISS?

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Did any astronauts on a mission complain about waking up?

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Do you need 0 km/s velocity to crash into the sun?

33 votes

Why was Space X's Starship blown up?

30 votes

How much technical information is given to astronauts on a spaceflight? How much of it is left to the control center?

27 votes

How small could an orbital rocket be?

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How close was the ISS to running out of supplies after the failure of CRS-7?

24 votes

How were Wikipedia's orbital simulations made?

22 votes

“Parabolic”, suborbital and ballistic trajectories all follow elliptic paths. Is there a generic term for these trajectories?

22 votes

How is the Quantum Drive performing on board the BARRY-1 cubesat?

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Purpose of Starliner ‘chicken wire’?

20 votes

Why doesn’t SpaceX sell Raptor engines commercially?

19 votes

Term for deformation due to gravity

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Are there multiple types of UTC time?

19 votes

Why do we not fly to space with helicopters? What are the practical altitude limits?

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What are the criteria to put the oxygen tank above or below the fuel tank for a given stage of a rocket?

17 votes

What is the rotating gold object on the outside of ISS?

17 votes

Are suits in the NBL pressurized differently than during flight?

16 votes

What is a Mars 5-sol orbit?

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For the 4/20 Launch of Starship does anyone know what was inside starship?

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Could Falcon 9 push the second stage a little longer after MECO and before separation?

15 votes

By my calculation the cumulative mass of Mercury, plus Venus, plus Earth's moon, plus Mars, plus Mars' moons, total 99% of Earth's mass. Am I correct?

15 votes

Why do we not fly to space with helicopters? What are the practical altitude limits?

13 votes

What limits the speed at which rocket fuel is expelled?

13 votes

Weaponizing the Starlink constellation

13 votes

Why would someone need vertical loading for a SpaceX rocket?

11 votes

Why are cone shaped heat shields used for Mars entry?

10 votes

Do rockets, launch vehicles or spacecraft contain a black-box?

9 votes

is a re-usable cygnus possible?

9 votes

Is there a document/page that indicates how much transmission rates are from each planet, currently?