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How (the heck) are military satellites with (apparently) classified TLEs still showing up on sat map websites?

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Why does the torque due to a reaction wheel shift to the center of mass of the spacecraft?

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Could it be possible to launch a rocket from a balloon?

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What are the problems with using the sun for Oberth maneuvers?

7 votes

How well could a satellite hide from Earth detection?

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How can the data rate be increased in noisy outer space?

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What makes Gaofen-4 "the most powerful GEO spy satellite"?

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What are the main sources of radio noise & interference limiting deep space data rates and availability?

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Atmospheric influences on earth to satellite visibility and vice versa (e.g. atmospheric seeing)

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Reconnaissance satellite altitudes

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What is the limit of bandwidth of a satellite in LEO and what determines that

3 votes

Do adaptive optics work the other way around?

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For which applications are LEO and GEO substitutable?

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how and why is image processing used on spacecrafts?

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What are the uses and limitations of moored (powered) balloons? (Compared to GEO, sounding rockets et c.)

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The physics behind the Starshade