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Woody
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56 votes
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Why aren't spacecraft and spacesuits pressurised to 2.5 psi (17 kPa) of pure oxygen?

36 votes

Would a broken arm/ leg be more painful in zero gravity?

28 votes

Shouldn't space junk fall back to Earth on its own? How long will take for a ~1 cm piece of junk in LEO to fall back to Earth on its own for example?

23 votes

JWST - Why unfurl before reaching L2?

22 votes
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Can an ISS module survive reentry?

21 votes

Why did a solar eclipse of the sun as seen from Apollo 11 appear to have an elliptical corona?

19 votes
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What is the equation that relates delta v of a rocket to time taken to complete an orbit?

11 votes
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What are the characteristics of JWST's orbit around L2?

11 votes

How will JWST come to rest at L2?

10 votes

Is an orbital insertion burn part of any launch from earth

9 votes

If you release a tool outside the ISS in space will it remain at the "same" place forever?

9 votes

Do other planets and moons share Earth’s mineral diversity?

9 votes
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Why are the JWST secondary mirror support booms not painted black?

8 votes
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Can gas bubbles form in the fuel and oxidizer rocket engine pumps due to insufficient flow from the tanks?

8 votes
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How much algae would you need to fully support a person?

8 votes

If we pick any point on the moon (except possibly the poles), is the sun visible for 13.66 days, and then not visible for 13.66 days?

7 votes
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Why is NASA choosing such a large “halo” orbit at L2 for JWST?

6 votes

How does gravity change beyond L2?

6 votes

What does it mean to tune the Saturn F-1 engine to a frequency, and how is the tuning done?

6 votes

Why did Luna 1 enter a heliocentric orbit?

5 votes
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Experience of breathing regular air vs. Nitrox vs pure oxygen at 4.3 psi?

5 votes

Why end-of-life GPS satellites given orbits that seemingly still intersect active satellite orbits but with a different period? Recipe for disaster?

5 votes

Pressurized Organic Oxygen Pods

4 votes

Insights about launch vehicle engine configuration

4 votes

Resources on Coking?

4 votes

How brightly does Venus's hot surface glow at night? Could you see it? Could you see well enough to walk around?

4 votes

Can there be color blind astronauts?

3 votes

Isometrics in zero gravity

3 votes

Are any space agencies working on an (essentially) 100% reliable sterilization technique for spacecraft bound for subsurface ocean worlds?

3 votes

What was the flight path of China's hypersonic missile that circumnavigated sometime in summer 2021?