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Russell Borogove
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Did a Soyuz fly with a Union Jack?

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Why is there a Saturn V in the background of this Gemini-Titan launch?

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Has in-space refueling been done?

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Why no parachutes in the Orion AA2 abort test?

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Were cosmonauts equipped with poison pills?

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What makes the Merlin vacuum engine so deeply throttleable?

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How intrusive was the Apollo Master Alarm system?

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How does SpaceX plan to achieve reusability of the Falcon 9 *second* stage?

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What does burnt Aerozine-50/N2O4 smell like?

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Why were Delta II SRBs asymmetrically mounted?

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Could an Apollo LM land uncrewed?

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Were any Apollo-13-specific procedures added to standard training?

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What's falling off the Shenzhou/Long March stack?

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Is atmospheric skimming for propellant feasible?

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Why is TEA-TEB chemical ignition used instead of spark ignition?

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How fast does Roche limit disintegration proceed?

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Sputnik: What took so long?

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Cause of apparent plume deflection on SES-10?

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Apollo altitude vs rate-of-descent schedule

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Historically, how risky are first launches of new rockets?

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How did Goddard's rocket reach 41 feet altitude in under 2.5 seconds?

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What was the first time a "re-used booster" was used to put a payload into orbit?

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What were the differences on the LM ascent stage engines on Apollo 9, 10, and 11?

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How is rocket engine cutoff controlled?

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Has USSR/Russia launched humans on any rocket not derived from R-7?

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Are any of these Soyuz controls involved in separating the orbital module?

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What's a "delog"?

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How reliable are pressure fed hypergolic engines?

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What does "angle of attack 100%" mean in Apollo abort rules?

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Did Huygens take a picture of Cassini?