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How would it be possible to kick start Mars's magnetic field?

43 votes
2 answers
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Legality of asteroid mining

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7 answers
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What technological hurdles prevent the development of a space gun?

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4 answers
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How was magnetic tape decay prevented in Voyager 1?

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2 answers
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How would a probe land on Europa?

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How long can Philae stay "alive"?

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1 answer
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Could Jupiter's tidal forces be used to generate energy?

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2 answers
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What were Prince Sultan's duties in STS-51-G?

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3 answers
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What's the public availability of data gathered by NASA probes?

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1 answer
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Does NASA have any documented procedures in the event of discovery of extraterrestrial life?

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1 answer
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Would we be able to detect signs of life from the contents of a water plume?

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2 answers
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What language does ISRO use for radio communication?

7 votes
1 answer
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How is WISE continuing to work without coolant?

7 votes
2 answers
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Does building a vessel to work in vacuum also make it watertight?

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1 answer
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Could the Mars One rovers be used to carry personnel?

3 votes
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Have extremophiles and anaerobic extremophiles been studied in space?

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Why does thrusting towards a target in orbit make you go farther away from it? [duplicate]

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How would we sterilize a probe to look for life? [duplicate]