Tag: atmosphere

60 What will be the effect if we stand on Jupiter? 2014-07-23T04:20:37.560

45 Why is the breathing atmosphere of the ISS a standard atmosphere (at 1 atm containing nitrogen)? 2014-10-24T04:56:17.930

30 Could the Moon keep an atmosphere? 2015-11-05T11:57:09.567

26 Effect of atmospheric drag on rocket launches and benefits of high altitude launch sites 2013-07-25T11:09:45.753

22 Would a settlement on Mars need to import Nitrogen? 2014-01-12T11:54:08.510

21 Is the "airship to orbit" mission profile feasible? 2014-12-23T01:42:17.433

19 How does Venus' thick atmosphere survive against the solar wind? 2016-02-01T10:29:08.893

19 Why does Titan have an atmosphere? 2017-07-05T05:00:55.753

18 Would terraforming Venus destroy its ionosphere? 2013-10-14T15:44:15.270

18 Air in International Space Station 2014-09-04T15:00:42.443

16 Is wind-power a viable backup power source for Mars One? 2013-11-21T07:44:58.587

16 How do you 'make oxygen' on Mars? 2014-08-01T14:02:59.877

16 Can it be said that Venus is covered by an ocean rather than atmosphere? 2015-05-29T10:56:49.713

15 Why is it not possible to deorbit in a shallow glidepath? 2014-02-20T15:34:52.920

14 Flying on dense atmosphere planets & moons 2013-07-31T12:17:39.543

14 Could helmet-fogging occur on Mars, or on any other celestial body with an atmosphere? 2013-11-02T17:30:21.267

14 Maximum survivable atmospheric pressure 2015-09-02T21:40:32.760

13 At what altitude does transonic compressibility become a non-issue? 2014-12-21T14:09:31.777

13 Why do some meteors explode in air? 2015-06-04T10:21:06.243

12 What level of oxygen in a planetary atmosphere would be indicative of life? 2014-04-30T10:48:11.597

12 Is it more challenging to put an airship in the Uranian than in the Venusian atmosphere? 2015-02-12T18:47:14.973

12 Does Venus have doldrums or horse latitudes (latitudes with lower winds)? 2016-01-29T20:44:10.720

12 Bounce off the atmosphere at reentry? 2016-12-06T21:48:33.207

12 Is atmospheric skimming for propellant feasible? 2017-01-13T15:56:21.377

11 Do we have instruments that can measure the depth of storms like the Great Red Spot on Jupiter and the Great Dark Spot on Neptune? 2013-07-29T22:59:23.860

11 How long will it be light on Venus at night? 2013-10-01T13:29:00.670

11 How much sunlight gets to the surface of Titan? What would astronauts see? 2015-01-16T17:57:23.733

11 When does an aerobraking space craft create a sonic boom? 2015-07-07T12:58:48.963

11 Is airglow always visible from space? 2016-06-21T09:11:16.143

10 Will Pluto's atmosphere collapse prior to New Horizon's visiting it? 2013-09-12T23:03:48.457

10 Do atmospheric tides have any impact on orbiting satellites or rocket launches? 2014-11-25T09:42:41.953

10 Does the Venusian atmosphere's "super rotation" actually rotate? 2015-03-31T14:25:59.123

10 Could you feel the wind on Mars? 2015-06-02T07:17:14.637

10 What causes Pluto's atmosphere to recede/collapse? 2015-07-10T13:52:25.077

10 Why is the Karman line for Mars defined higher than for Earth? 2016-01-24T05:44:15.933

10 Does atmospheric entry shake the craft? 2017-07-15T07:49:28.970

9 Strategies for combating ESD and ground plane potential shifts on spacecraft charging? 2014-07-27T05:01:30.607

9 Titan - Is the source of so much Methane being overlooked? 2015-10-02T12:05:10.960

9 Would an orbital Deep Space Network be more efficient? 2016-09-02T17:15:46.303

9 Would a mars base need to expel excess heat? 2017-10-04T19:43:37.610

9 Will uncovering the ice deposit in Utopia Planitia improve the climate on Mars? 2018-02-21T12:46:50.993

8 Is there a profile of atmospheric pressure and gravity of Uranus? 2014-02-14T11:57:27.380

8 What is the barometric formula for a gas giant? 2014-02-15T10:52:28.220

8 Measuring the pressure and temperature of Pluto's atmosphere using stellar occultations 2015-07-26T19:02:42.160

8 What is the problem with pressure? 2015-12-29T14:09:08.987

8 Monoatomic species at orbital altitudes 2016-01-11T15:09:05.123

8 Boiling ponds and pools on Mars? 2016-08-18T15:47:50.893

8 What are the characteristics of the Earth's atmosphere near the Karman line and why? 2017-05-12T15:09:33.740

7 Can you have a rainbow on any bodies in the solar system besides Earth? 2013-08-02T10:31:37.370

7 How could a hot lander enter Titan's atmosphere without setting its hydrocarbons ablaze? 2016-03-06T21:27:44.380

7 When Chang'e-3 landed on the moon, did LADEE notice? 2016-10-30T01:01:58.110

6 How would critical refractivity of radio waves on Venus be overcome? 2013-12-03T19:14:57.440

6 Depressurization of a habitat on Mars 2014-01-03T22:21:52.183

6 Can we detect atmosphere on exoplanets? 2014-02-28T00:15:39.210

6 A cloud-top colony on Venus, will it drift to the poles? 2015-05-20T06:05:11.997

6 Convective heat transfer on rocket during ascent 2015-06-28T16:05:11.553

6 If Mars had more atmosphere how warm would it be? 2015-11-04T11:45:23.693

6 Limits of bypass ratio in air-augmented (ejector-jet/ducted) rocket 2016-01-27T18:57:55.453

6 Non-vacuum ion propulsion 2016-02-26T17:16:24.420

6 Mars greenhouse accessibility 2017-05-31T13:38:42.170

6 Can there be an atmosphere in a cave on an atmosphere-less planet? 2017-12-12T07:20:40.910

5 Any other advantages to passive atmospheric reentry besides reaction mass economy? 2013-09-19T19:55:33.540

5 How do we measure the atmospheres of Solar system planets? 2014-08-12T14:42:05.467

5 How much sulphuric acid is on Venus? 2015-02-01T19:17:58.690

5 How does an atmospheric probe measure temperature during descent? 2015-04-23T19:53:01.003

5 What useful materials can be extracted from Venusian atmosphere? 2015-05-19T21:18:51.263

5 Re-entry Dynamics 2015-11-19T17:56:06.853

5 How long would a blimp last in Venusian atmosphere at an altitude of 65 km? 2016-02-13T23:05:30.630

5 Is there any application for very low thrust engines within atmosphere? 2016-02-27T19:28:40.677

5 First sounding rocket to reach the mesosphere? 2016-03-02T21:58:27.073

5 Atmospheric scale height, how is it calculated? 2016-07-21T20:10:51.287

5 Can plants thrive without atmospheric nitrogen? 2017-02-13T14:35:53.080

5 Does freezing carbon dioxide present a "temperature obstacle" on Mars? 2017-04-24T11:13:47.127

5 Challenging Karman line from above 2017-04-26T09:58:46.023

5 Apparent temperature Mars 2017-09-06T08:20:15.527

5 Has an astronaut ever seen pixies, ELVEs, sprites or blue jets (without a camera)? 2017-11-16T08:10:00.467

5 Launching sounding rockets from the magnetic equator (ISRO's Thumba) 2018-02-18T04:34:22.750

4 Can we make a space blimp? 2013-11-22T22:47:19.433

4 Could increased atmospheric pressure act as a countermeasure for effects of microgravity? 2014-01-25T21:25:28.337

4 Is it possible to bring "nothing" back from space? 2014-05-20T23:42:05.490

4 Why can't infomation be transmitted during descent? 2015-01-12T21:16:19.013

4 What would be the best recipe for a breathable atmosphere in a base on the Moon? 2015-03-14T23:05:08.610

4 What differences from conventional aerodynamics would result from a thinner atmosphere? 2015-03-27T20:08:58.347

4 What are reentry speeds of space vehicles? 2015-05-16T21:29:51.237

4 What are the fast-moving, bright things I saw July 25, 2015 at night? 2015-07-27T08:50:14.040

4 Are Martian winds as strong as portrayed in "The Martian"? 2015-10-06T06:29:37.213

4 Where do ice giants contain ice? 2016-02-29T12:30:01.133

4 Mars' atmosphere and the triple point of water 2016-07-10T14:41:50.373

4 Double satellite flare on iridium 6 2016-07-23T14:13:45.333

4 What would a Venus sky look like above the cloud tops night and day? 2016-10-16T23:16:15.920

4 Is there a calculation for determining the thickness of a planet's atmosphere? 2016-11-22T18:44:30.770

4 Why is this "grainy footage" of a Martian (sky) from Curiosity so grainy? Cloud snaps by Opportunity look great! 2017-03-23T10:48:33.170

4 Why not simulate certain regions of the atmosphere of Venus? 2018-01-31T16:48:19.207

3 What are the odds of finding a lifeless planet with breathable air? 2014-09-16T21:46:22.840

3 Could the Moon be terraformed by outgassing its oxygen? 2016-07-03T12:30:52.550

3 Atmospheric density vs. altitude 2016-09-15T11:09:48.187

3 Could a terrestrial planet with a hydrogen atmosphere be habitable? 2017-07-05T20:08:26.200

3 What is the typical size of the sulfuric acid droplets in the atmosphere of Venus? 2018-01-28T10:32:23.660

3 Could metal sulfates stay in the sulfuric acid layer of Venus? 2018-02-03T15:46:32.357