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Christopher James Huff
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Would it be easier to put humans on Venus rather than Mars?

53 votes

Before we build a Mars colony, why don't we build a 100% self-sustainable test colony in the Antarctic?

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Why is Elon Musk building the Starship first?

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Would Earth fireworks work on the Moon or on Mars?

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Exactly why does Starship need to be this big for interplanetary travel?

37 votes

What is the "pendulum rocket fallacy" as it relates to analogizing a pencil balanced on a finger to maintaining attitude of a hovering rocket?

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Has the cause of a rocket failure ever been mis-identified, such that another launch failed due to the same problem?

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Mars versus the poles of Mercury WRT colonization

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Terraforming Mars using a combination of aerogel and GM microbes?

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Why did only 31 engines ignite during Starship's static fire?

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Using water as a high density storable hydro-lox propellant

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When things land on Mars what fraction of their velocity do they remove propulsively?

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Is the concept of the Epstein Drive based on actual theorized scientific research which is considered plausable?

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Why does starship flip vertical at the last moment instead of earlier

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What are and could be all the advantages and disadvantages to have a crewed station on Phobos before landing crewed missions on Mars?

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Why don't rockets recharge in space using solar panels while orbiting similar to ISS for deeper space travel?

13 votes

How will SpaceX Starship deploy its payload?

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Gravel on Curiosity Rover?

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Why is specific impulse equivalent to effective exhaust velocity?

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Rocket fuel cost to launch 1 kg to orbit

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Thorium in space

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How can we source potassium fluoride outside of Earth?

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Why was the Saturn V several times as expensive as falcon heavy despite only having twice its payload?

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Why did Curiosity perform TCMs?

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Why doesn’t SpaceX sell Raptor engines commercially?

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Conversion of heat into electricity in rocket nozzles

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Will mining water on Bennu for travelling to Mars not be more economical than mining it at the lunar south pole?

9 votes

How does “space weather” cause reaction wheel failure?

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What is the white stuff emerging from a hole on the surface of Mars?

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Is there some fundamental limitation that would prevent steam-powered rockets from reaching space?

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