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Why was ISEE-3 "the most cost-effective spacecraft we ever had"?

7 votes

What was the first unplanned "over-the-air" software update of a spacecraft?

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Where is the Wind going? Where has it been? (Global Geospace Science spacecraft 1994-071A)

7 votes

What's the furthest a probe has travelled from Earth before returning?

6 votes

What would happen to an astronaut on the surface of Mars if a Carrington-event-like superflare hit the red planet?

6 votes

Are there more operating interplanetary missions today than in the past?

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How can solar wind be supersonic?

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How do solar flares and coronal mass ejections create proton storms?

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Why put SunRISE in the graveyard? Why will it "fly slightly above geosynchronous orbit"?

4 votes

Did specific changes to DSCOVR's mission or design produce the change from "may not represent the best expenditure " to "strong and vital"?

4 votes

Are the JWST solar panels protected from solar flares?

4 votes

Why put DSCOVR in a Lissajous orbit? Wouldn't a halo orbit completely avoid the Sun exclusion zone?

4 votes
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Did the Surveyor missions measure secondary radiation?

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Where to read about early work in the detection of dust impacts on solar observing spacecraft?

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If Juno will experience lower levels of radiation than Galileo did why it will fail so much faster?

3 votes

If something "falls off" the L2 or L1 point, where will it go?

3 votes

Does NASA plan to land on Europa?

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How does the Parker Solar Probe's heat shield protect it from dust near the sun?

3 votes

How does Mars have a Bow Shock and proton aurora? What is a hydrogen corona?

3 votes

How large are the various forces and torques that the Parker Solar Probe will experience during its closest flyby of the Sun?

3 votes

What is the required burn to keep a satellite at a Lagrangian point?

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How many solar system bodies have had coherent radio transponders?

2 votes

Could JWST stay at L2 "forever"?

2 votes

Why would a mission to Sun-Earth L1 have an instantaneous launch window?

2 votes

Which objects in our solar system are naturally protected from solar flares?

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Can VLF be used to create a Mars barrier?

2 votes

Can "space weather" refer to deep space environments or only to Earth's (or another planet's) upper atmosphere?

2 votes

How can a solar storm be predicted?

2 votes

Decision making for NASA missions

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What is the story behind NICER's mission patch?