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Pressure inside a launch fairing - falcon 9
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Are launch fairings pressurized to 1 atmosphere for the benefit of the cargo? No, pressure within the fairing will drop gradually during the launch. The reason for the pressurization system is to ...

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Do the Mars rovers have to be stationary to turn?
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According to this description of curiosity's wheels it is able to "swerve and curve" -- it seems the bogie can boogie (emphasis mine). The Mars Science Laboratory has six wheels, each with ...

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Is there an end-of-mission for Mars One?
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TLDR: No, once Mars is inhabited, it should remain inhabited forever. First, the current answer is that the mission has already ended, since the Mars One organization has failed to produce a feasible ...

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