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Would Luna 15 have been visible to any of the members of the Apollo 11 crew?
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On Earth, most of visibility of objects coming from space is created by interaction with the atmosphere. As Moon has no atmosphere, an approaching space object would appear in a similar way to how on ...

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How would a mousetrap for use in space work?
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How might a mousetrap for use in space work? How might it differ from terrestrial 1 g mousetraps? Most of mouse traps don't rely on gravity. At least, the classic, spring-loaded, killing traps. ...

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Wheels vs. tracks for rovers
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Look up "thrown track". Tracked vehicles actually quite often lose one of their tracks, especially when turning. This is a huge issue, for both civilian an military vehicles. With enough manpower, ...

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