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22 votes
2 answers
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Do Falcon 9s get a thorough wash or a fresh coat of paint (they look clean pre-reflight)?

18 votes
1 answer
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Is there such thing as plasma (from reentry) creating lift?

16 votes
1 answer
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Why was the Space Shuttle Orbiter's in-orbit time limited?

14 votes
2 answers
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How did Apollo 15's depressurization work?

10 votes
1 answer
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How were the Space Shuttle and its External Tank connected (structurally)?

10 votes
3 answers
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Was there an all-civilian space flight before Inspiration4?

6 votes
1 answer
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In multiple parachutes, is each offset by a weight/hole?

6 votes
0 answers
91 views

How common is the ejection of small objects during final stage separation?

5 votes
1 answer
653 views

Does the ISS yaw in orbit? And if so, why?

4 votes
1 answer
270 views

What happened to 2 of the 3 radiators on P6 on the ISS?

4 votes
1 answer
307 views

What does a 6-month GTO to GEO transfer look like in practice?

3 votes
1 answer
110 views

What is the sun-lit aura/haze seen above the Space Shuttle post-ET separation?

3 votes
2 answers
199 views

Was there a mechanism to vent fuel cell reactants on the Shuttle orbiter?

2 votes
1 answer
960 views

What is the plume effect?

1 vote
1 answer
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What does the Shuttle's axial forces analysis reveal?