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If the Apollo mandate were delivered today, would the mission vehicle(s) and profile be similar?

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Is warp drive a legitimate avenue of scientific investigation?

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For how long will the Voyager records remain playable?

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Why were there beeps punctuating the voice communications during missions such as Apollo?

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How was the Apollo lunar liftoff video transmitted to Earth?

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What is the purpose of the rotating dish antenna on the ISS

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What defines the radius of a ball of gas like Jupiter?

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Did any of the Apollo lunar modules land significantly off level?

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S-I, S-II, S-IV; what happened to III?

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Why did Apollo use roll and pitch maneuvers similar to Space Shuttle to establish ascent trajectory?

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Are rocket exhaust flames ever opaque?

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How are self-destructs implemented in rocketry?

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Is the "Mars blue dune" actually blue? And what makes it so?

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Was anything else about the Falcon Heavy test launch "off nominal" besides the center core return?

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Was the Apollo spacecraft always gravitationally bound to the Earth-Moon system?

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Did the Apollo lunar module descent stage have a role as a sort of service module?

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Does atmospheric drag or reboosting maneouvers affect the integrity of microgravity experiments aboard ISS?

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Hypothesized parameters of reactionless drives

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GPS / Iridium for human presence on Mars?

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What is a reference mission?

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Have any spacecraft been launched or proposed to make a survivable close encounter with the Sun?

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Is there any wavelength at which the Sun is both transparent to and quiet of electromagnetic radiation?

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Why is the flame color from the New Shepard engine orange?

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Pitch and yaw axes of rocket systems such as Apollo

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What is the preferred technology for bulk data storage on a modern space probe?

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A Jupiter-sized star?

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Could Starman get ejected from the Solar System?

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Propellant boil-off in zero G

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Any other countries/companies doing anything similar to British Skylon SSTO?

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What is the highest practical data rate for a downlink from a spacecraft at a distance such as Pluto to Earth?