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Which has been the most gregarious rocket, launched from the most sites?

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Why did NASA use U.S customary units?

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What does `ln` mean in the Delta V equation?

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Is there such thing as plasma (from reentry) creating lift?

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What would happen if a satellite took a direct hit from a coronal mass ejection (CME)?

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Is pinging the Moon with a laser as shown on "The Big Bang Theory" possible?

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How could a 90 m/s delta-v be enough to commit the space shuttle to landing?

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Why is there a pregnancy test kit on the ISS?

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Is it common and good engineering for a pair of cables to be easily plugged into each other's connectors in modern spacecraft

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Why was there a minimum height for astronauts?

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Was there any truth that the Columbia Shuttle Disaster had a contribution from wrong angle of entry?

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Apollo 13's plutonium RTG re-entry into the Tonga Trench: Good shootin' or good luck?

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Has the ISS ever not had a lifeboat?

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Why does the Indian PSLV rocket have tiny boosters?

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Can "engine" and "motor" be used interchangeably in spaceflight? Are there any cases where they can't be?

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Why would oxygen be stored as a super critical fluid?

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Do spacecraft ever release unneeded gases into space?

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Would it have been any more difficult to build the space station without the space shuttle?

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What is the function of this (apparently) fixed dish on the ISS?

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How did the U.S.S.R manage to rotate the N-1 from horizontal to vertical?

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In a shuttle launch, what would have happened if all three SSMEs failed during flight?

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Why did the KH-11 get the nickname "Kennen"?

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What is this pin on John Glenn's suit jacket?

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What if a Space Shuttle entered the atmosphere of Venus?

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Why did the Space Shuttles perform a rollover maneuver during launch?

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Why does the ISS cupola have Interior Protective Sliding Windows

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Apollo simulator practical jokes

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How do astronauts keep their devices dry?

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What is a "Major Component Failure" referred to in news reports about the unsuccessful Space Launch System core stage test firing?

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Why are there four RTGs in a row sitting in this room? What are they waiting for? Were they built together and stored for separate launches?

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