Tag: iss

64 Why does the ISS have to be destroyed? 2018-01-10T14:04:42.920

59 Why do ISS crew members often cross their arms? 2017-06-02T09:33:30.380

55 Is there no physical security in space, other than being in space? 2013-10-11T21:40:56.573

55 Is a Moon-base inherently more dangerous than a Space Station? 2014-05-29T22:59:24.590

50 Washing clothes in space: are there any technical challenges? 2013-07-23T09:26:43.720

49 How long is the ISS out of reach of all ground stations? 2017-10-02T20:17:20.227

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

43 Why does the International Space Station produce so much methane? 2013-07-16T22:01:28.320

41 Can I see the ISS from the surface with the naked eye? 2014-03-18T20:19:26.613

41 Does the ISS have a watch system with at least one person monitoring at all times 2017-10-02T11:07:41.800

40 What's the baseball bat for? (seen in CRS-8 berthing NASA TV broadcast) 2016-04-13T10:22:35.117

40 What caused this bright light from the ground at night seen from the ISS? 2017-11-16T08:55:08.710

39 What would happen if a mutiny occurred on the International Space Station? 2013-10-10T18:16:28.107

39 Why vent $CO_2$ and $H_2$ waste products to space on ISS? 2016-08-07T11:01:57.730

38 Why do they have a Snellen eye chart on the ISS? 2016-01-31T22:49:58.703

37 Why decommission the ISS? 2013-07-17T12:05:17.103

36 Are there any weapons in space? 2014-03-17T13:37:26.477

36 Is there a mockup of the ISS on the ground? 2017-04-23T09:40:03.763

35 Centrifugal force sleeping 2017-07-30T00:09:59.103

34 Are there any safety procedures in place on the ISS in case of puncture? 2013-07-31T15:24:08.463

33 Laundry on the ISS 2016-02-04T08:15:36.600

32 Is the International Space Station "hackable"? 2014-07-09T16:44:21.183

32 When the ISS moves, do the astronauts feel it? 2015-09-02T19:22:54.180

32 Why does there appear to be a 180-degree stereo microphone array outside the ISS? 2016-10-06T23:42:00.523

32 ISS Structural Integrity 2017-11-18T01:32:41.687

31 Why does the ISS rotate exactly once per orbit? 2015-10-15T18:18:28.270

30 Why doesn't ISS pass over the polar regions? 2014-09-10T06:57:45.183

30 How often does ISS require re-boosting to higher orbit? 2015-05-11T12:25:39.520

30 Can you vacuum out the ISS by opening the door? 2017-03-01T16:43:28.747

30 Why does the ISS have so much pressurized but uninhabitable space? 2018-02-20T14:36:13.533

29 How is the ISS equipped to deal with the outbreak of a contagion? 2013-10-15T21:58:23.820

27 What time zone is used on ISS to define a day? 2013-07-17T21:01:00.493

24 Have any animals that have been studied onboard the ISS come back alive? 2014-01-03T01:23:41.900

24 How is the unwanted cold welding prevented in space? 2014-04-01T18:32:40.423

24 Can the US Part of ISS survive independent of the Russian? 2014-05-13T20:31:15.630

24 Why is artificial gravity not included on space stations? 2015-08-26T13:17:17.730

23 What kind of laptops do ISS astronauts use? 2013-08-23T18:50:25.477

23 What is the purpose of the rotating dish antenna on the ISS 2015-04-14T00:36:49.047

23 ISS nuts and bolts; Metric, SAE or both? 2015-10-21T10:56:11.287

23 What is the difference between docking and berthing on the ISS? 2016-01-23T18:34:24.783

23 Why did Salyut 7 freeze over, while ISS requires massive cooling system? 2016-07-23T11:25:34.063

23 Are all rockets sent to ISS blessed by a priest? 2016-12-04T23:28:32.507

23 How did Soyuz MS-04 reach the ISS in only 6 hours? 2017-06-06T08:16:28.613

22 Is any space station planned to be put in orbit in decade 2014-2024? 2013-07-28T15:28:54.060

22 What are the procedures aboard the ISS in the eventuality of a loss of a crew member? 2013-09-05T06:45:48.803

22 Will the ISS need more docking ports? 2013-10-02T13:25:52.817

22 Air temperature and humidity inside the ISS 2013-10-26T06:19:53.280

22 Why has the ISS not been left unmanned? 2017-04-12T15:31:15.413

22 Is it safe to see the ISS with the naked eye? 2017-11-23T03:46:27.007

21 Does long-term residence on the ISS affect eyesight? 2013-07-17T10:29:48.153

21 How often are ISS computers (MDMs) replaced? 2013-08-14T08:19:18.903

21 What is the procedure if communication with the ISS is lost for an extended period? 2013-10-13T11:22:44.503

21 Why does the International Space Station have a downward facing light? 2014-10-13T01:19:05.177

21 Will a Dragon v2 ever bring 7 astronauts to the ISS? 2015-08-07T12:22:25.743

21 How quickly could a space agency get to the ISS in case of an emergency? 2015-09-08T10:44:58.583

21 How long does it take to get from a spacewalk to being inside the ISS and out of your suit in an emergency? 2015-11-18T12:11:38.587

21 What is the function of this (apparently) fixed dish on the ISS? 2017-05-12T12:53:24.937

21 Why would extra fuel be needed to de-orbit the ISS (if it comes to that)? 2018-01-08T20:53:32.980

20 Extending Use of ISS Beyond End of Mission 2014-08-14T12:49:27.087

20 How are EVA's in LEO affected by being at the night side of Earth? 2015-02-27T09:58:51.713

20 How are hair and beard lengths maintained in space? 2016-07-13T10:11:04.993

20 Why doesn't the ISS start to spin if people walk inside? 2017-05-07T11:18:24.393

20 Why aren't the 'bedrooms' aboard the ISS also the escape pods? 2017-05-08T06:28:54.853

20 Would it have been any more difficult to build the space station without the space shuttle? 2017-11-02T15:45:30.600

20 Why the NASA ISS has Interior Protective Sliding Windows 2018-03-02T00:06:18.167

19 How is the International Space Station protected against orbital debris? 2013-08-06T17:03:49.120

19 Why did Soyuz TMA-18M take two days to reach the ISS? 2015-09-02T11:56:36.593

19 Why would a box full of 1cm balls released into LEO be so scary to an engineer supporting the ISS? 2017-06-09T18:15:56.840

18 Is there an ISS replacement planned? 2013-07-17T06:28:55.950

18 How does astronaut activity from within affect a spacecraft? 2013-07-24T02:37:44.540

18 What is the cost of keeping the ISS in orbit 2013-10-02T14:17:19.200

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

18 Do glass window in space station/space shuttle/other space craft have practical usage? 2016-11-01T06:04:22.577

17 Do ISS astronauts have to be conversant in both English and Russian? 2013-08-20T18:41:10.253

17 Do astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) actually use their legs? 2013-10-14T08:37:19.563

17 What materials are the windows on the US Segment of the ISS made out of? 2014-02-27T20:37:17.877

17 How long can a 2 person crew survive on ISS totally cut from Earth? 2014-05-25T01:03:32.080

17 How long would ISS stay in orbit if it didn't get reboosts? 2015-06-11T09:52:15.427

16 How often must the ISS desaturate its control moment gyros? 2013-07-17T21:44:50.427

16 What coordinate system is used in space for navigation? 2013-08-04T13:07:25.620

16 Is there a pre-published time that astronauts on the ISS will be available on Ham Radio? 2013-08-08T20:29:22.403

16 Does the orbit of the ISS decay? 2013-09-04T09:51:12.843

16 Why are three cosmonauts required to move a Soyuz? 2013-11-02T21:56:12.353

16 How often does the ISS orbit align with the day/night terminator? 2014-06-03T15:07:37.753

16 Why does the interior of the ISS appear so disorganized? 2015-03-02T00:19:33.110

16 Why is NASA planning to deorbit the ISS instead of reusing its newer modules, like the Russians will? 2015-03-21T18:12:38.293

16 What language is most commonly spoken on the ISS? 2015-04-02T23:52:08.127

16 Does the ISS have zenith-facing windows? 2015-06-26T16:16:16.170

16 Why is the Pressurized Mating Adapter slanted? 2016-12-25T02:35:18.183

16 Is there any money in space? 2017-03-21T18:19:32.110

16 Why do they believe that the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module has "taken a hit"? 2017-07-26T19:22:03.187

16 Can ISS fold its solar panels? 2017-12-09T00:21:00.827

15 To what extent are the US modules of ISS based on the Spacelab design? 2013-07-16T22:37:28.790

15 The Russians recently tested a new launch trajectory that goes to the space station in about six hours. What allowed for the difference? 2013-07-19T01:13:39.033

15 Is potable water in the American & Russian segments still stored separately? 2014-02-17T15:18:51.117

15 Can a Boeing CST-100 be used to provide station reboost? 2014-10-05T14:41:59.720

15 Why aren't the ISS's nor Space Shuttle's radiators black? 2015-04-22T03:27:20.117

15 Is the difference in orbital velocity of different parts measurable on board the ISS? 2016-07-13T21:26:29.170

15 Does having only 3 people on the ISS create workload problems? 2016-10-03T15:32:30.873