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Will the Falcon Heavy be far enough in 12 seconds to not cause damage?

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Why does the ISS need thermal blankets if the Sun is hot?

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Starman/Roadster in a=1.795 AU orbit, now what's the method to this madness?

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Are spacecraft single-use?

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How could the 2018-08-30 Soyuz MS-09 / ISS leak be so slow?

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What makes Ada the language of choice for the ISS's safety-critical systems?

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Could one skydive from a space capsule that just had a parachute failure during re-entry?

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Can I make a completely ITAR-free spaceship?

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Are there hydrocarbons on the Moon?

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Did the crew of Soyuz MS-10 pass the Karman Line?

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Are US Space companies favored to purchase subsystems from US only suppliers. Are there any specific laws that dictate this?

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Will the Parker probe use aerobraking at Venus? If not, why not?

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What exactly happened to crew dragon on 4/20?

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During the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster of 2003, Why Did The Flight Director Say, "Lock the doors."?

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Why are the recent flights of two billionaires discussed in terms of space travel?

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Why was Apollo 11 launched in summer?

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Have spacecraft photographed each other beyond Earth orbit?

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Why is the Falcon Heavy first launch being given such a risk of failure?

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Why do most space probes survive for far longer than they were designed for?

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Does the US Navy guard SpaceX drone ships and make sure bad actors don't abscond with critical technology on the high seas?

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Can crewed rocket programs be accelerated in light of the Soyuz failure?

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Were all the switches on the Command Module and LM control panels used during a mission?

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What's the largest optical telescope mirror ever put in space?

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Where did the Herschel Space Telescope go in 2013?

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How does the Russian invasion of Ukraine affect ISS operations?

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What is it about parachutes that makes people always want to "re-invent the wheel"?

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Could an astronaut safely shoot the Sun with a gun?

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Why does only SpaceX release every stage of rocket launch for the public viewing?

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Assuming a spacecraft is traveling in a constant rate and our Astronaut will exit it to a space walk, will she be "left behind" by the spacecraft?

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How much did all the space agencies spent on rockets launching and space exploration? What are the benefits for me and you?