Tag: deep-space

33 What is the feasibility of launching a probe to Sedna? 2014-02-01T19:53:08.650

28 What does NASA mean when they use the term 'PDT (ERT)' 2017-09-14T21:00:49.723

23 Why do deep space probes have to be sterilized? 2015-08-07T16:10:45.513

20 How precise must be the antenna orientation to communicate with a deep space probe? 2015-07-07T16:35:01.730

18 Does Voyager 1 do anything to be more observable? 2013-08-04T12:25:41.163

18 Are nuclear-powered engines the way to go for space exploration? 2013-10-10T07:52:30.823

18 In deep space missions, how much of the journey is pre-programmed and how much is "direct" control? 2017-03-10T10:02:59.913

16 VLB interferometry in deep space - does it make sense for communication? 2013-07-16T21:10:26.597

16 What probe received the most gravitational assists? 2013-09-07T14:44:20.823

16 Why not use deep space hibernation in all missions? 2014-02-21T09:20:17.110

15 Has an SRB been considered for use in orbit to launch to escape velocity? 2016-10-29T17:10:31.347

14 What software can be used to determine deep-space trajectories? 2014-02-11T15:27:24.653

14 How is Voyager 1 still operating? 2017-12-14T23:32:49.300

13 Cubesats in lunar orbit and beyond - how does communication work? 2013-07-22T10:58:29.260

12 Was there ever a non-sterilized probe sent to a celestial body? 2015-08-09T02:12:47.867

12 Flying fuel tanks! Which deep-space spacecraft had the largest fuel mass fraction? 2017-09-14T15:09:38.603

10 Are there enough stray gasses in space to justify streamlining a probe? 2013-09-10T22:04:08.553

10 Interstellar eavesdropping 2013-11-19T13:36:07.703

10 Why is the Deep Space Industries Prospector 1 using water propellant instead of hydrazine? 2016-08-13T01:09:14.747

9 Interplanetary ranging accuracy? 2015-08-05T18:02:42.323

9 What's the record for the longest time a deep space craft has functioned without a reboot? 2017-12-15T04:13:22.640

8 Delta-v of deep space maneuvers in deep space missions like Voyager or Pioneer 2014-03-20T19:00:43.467

8 Why can't Falcon Heavy accelerate deep space payloads as fast as Atlas V and Delta Heavy? 2018-02-21T01:09:29.453

7 Autonomous Navigation for deep space missions 2015-08-20T20:31:57.367

7 Why doesn't thermal radio emission from a DSN "hot dish" completely swamp the benefits of a cold LNA? 2017-04-27T03:00:41.633

7 Mass of food per astronaut per year for an extended deep space excursion? 2017-12-15T09:16:33.540

7 How to calculate data rate of Voyager 1? 2018-01-08T01:43:30.093

6 Why are there no video transmissions from the Moon and Mars? 2013-08-06T04:06:55.143

6 What are the advantages and disadvantages of sending a telescope into deep space? 2013-09-06T12:44:43.983

6 If there are Earth size bodies drifting in space could we identify them? 2013-09-12T10:53:21.223

6 Navigation within solar system 2015-03-02T16:05:13.940

5 What type of data did New Horizons send to Earth in order to diagnose the switch to Safe Mode issue? 2015-07-06T19:45:25.797

5 What would an XCOM transmitter look like? 2017-01-23T07:20:30.520

5 Is secure communication in space important? 2017-04-30T05:34:32.483

5 How bright is starlight in deep space? 2018-03-07T22:09:55.737

4 Would placing an X-ray telescope on the surface of the Moon be a good idea? 2013-09-12T15:53:41.833

4 Can a single-apparition comet be used to propel a deep space probe outside of our solar system? 2014-07-21T21:11:38.763

4 How can we form a data-communication relay chain for deep space exploration? 2015-07-16T20:22:02.640

4 Error detection and correction techniques on New Horizons data 2015-07-17T18:51:55.780

4 Are these really deep space amateur radio satellites? 2016-07-26T06:29:29.607

4 Probes on a Solar System Escape Trajectory 2016-11-22T03:28:49.440

4 What approximate bitrate is required for interplanetary spacecraft GNC? 2017-07-16T17:14:41.553

4 What is the Trump-era path to deep space? 2017-09-06T12:32:19.617

4 Could a molecular cloud be breathable? 2017-10-24T23:47:47.193

3 What are the hurdles we face in deep space exploration? 2013-07-17T07:34:32.277

3 What is the best approach vector for orbital capture by an outer solar system body? 2014-02-21T16:57:03.607

3 Can a column of water pointed at the sun be used as a shield from solar flares? 2015-06-07T05:07:51.960

3 Has any probe ever been launched into a highly elliptical orbit with say 20-30 year to orbit the sun? 2015-07-16T17:51:02.463

3 Would it make sense to design a standard stage for deep space missions? 2016-01-26T23:54:40.257

3 Do ring laser gyros age with laser and dithering disabled? 2016-11-01T22:30:06.307

3 How do we track the exact location of the spacecraft which is millions or billions of miles away from us? 2017-04-26T07:41:19.533

2 Is it possible to have a satellite that bounces data back from sattelites farther out in the solar system? 2015-07-14T23:30:57.760

2 Why are space probes / satellites data rates so low? 2015-07-15T03:15:02.107

2 How have/how will Indian ground stations be used for comms or tracking of deep space spacecraft? 2017-04-03T09:43:16.020

2 How many spacecraft have taken a "Pale Blue Dot" type photo of the Earth from beyond cis-lunar space? 2017-08-30T05:52:47.153

2 What is the highest non-optical frequency used or tested for deep space communication? 2017-10-11T02:26:07.363

2 Is NICER/SEXTANT the first civilian "spacecraft" to determine it's own position in space without GPS or uplinked data? 2018-01-14T05:46:50.243

1 Diurnal Signature of Earth in Angular state tracking 2014-12-02T14:56:00.990

1 Calendar of deep space arrivals? 2016-05-31T08:53:47.430

1 How will astronauts live in Spacex's red dragon? 2017-04-11T16:35:20.293

1 Can we get different images of the Milky Way? Or solar system? 2018-02-03T03:15:55.310

0 Where is the center of space / universe? 2013-07-26T15:35:48.510

0 Is there any space objects database? 2015-08-10T10:28:56.630

0 What is the distance of the Sun-Jupiter L4 and L5 points relative to Jupiter? 2016-04-30T02:19:46.930

0 Most far away location reached thus far 2016-05-30T23:30:11.390

0 How can the data rate be increased in the space which is full of noise? 2017-04-26T06:08:09.627

0 What are the sources of radio noise and interference that limit deep space data rates and availability? 2017-04-26T08:14:26.133

0 How are the velocity and range of a spacecraft measured from ground based stations? 2017-10-18T10:22:01.870

-2 Why can't we travel at the speed of light? 2016-04-12T20:55:10.447