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Vince 49
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62 votes
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Why are we trying to prevent life from spreading via landers rather than actively encouraging it?

30 votes

Is there any limit to how many times you can increase velocity by repeated sling shot manoeuvres?

27 votes
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How much UV radiation will Mars inhabitants receive?

20 votes
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Does the JWST have a camera to monitor its deployment progress?

8 votes

What is the current state of affairs concerning space telescopes?

8 votes

Why aren't there any robotic missions on Europa or Enceladus?

7 votes
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Space Shuttle type tiles, or something similar: Commercially available?

7 votes

What is our ability to capture or reflect photons with a wavelength of $2.5×10^{-12}$ meters?

7 votes

What is the line in this picture?

5 votes

Why were Europe's first few satellites so stylish? Why the pronounced alternating white and black stripes?

5 votes

What would be the practical benefits of finding life in the Solar System?

4 votes

How will Enceladus' ice-burrowing probe communicate?

3 votes

Balancing a mirror

3 votes

Why do New Horizons and Dawn have such different imagers/cameras aboard?

3 votes

Does Bennu pose a risk to Earth? And how can OSIRIS-REx's mission save us?

3 votes
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What exactly gives a larger field of view to the donated "spy" telescopes that NASA may send to Mars? How much larger?

3 votes

How would a repair of the JWST proceed if it were ordered regardless of the cost and technical hurdles, depending on when/how it fails?

3 votes

Russian space observatory Spektr-UV

3 votes

Has there ever been a go-pro satellite?

2 votes

What exactly do they look for when searching for extraterrestrial intelligence?

2 votes

Life on Mars: How do we know it is not from Earth?

2 votes

How much of the total angular momentum of the Earth-Moon system is due to the Moon?

1 vote

What is the deepest position in space we can get a GPS signal?

1 vote

Could a 21 meter space telescope detect the nearest exoplanets?

1 vote

What dangers are on a launch pad after a successful launch?

1 vote

What cryogenic selective surface materials have high Technology Readiness Level?

1 vote

How can the proposed LUVOIR space telescope slew to different directions while keeping the sunshade in a fixed orientation? What compensates?

1 vote

Is it possible that the earth is in a nebula?