Tag: measurement

27 How can a sounding rocket accurately take the temperature of the atmosphere while flying through it at high speed? 2016-01-21T04:36:58.813

13 How do we measure height on celestial bodies with no significant atmospheric pressure, no seas, or no surface to speak of? 2013-08-31T17:55:21.883

11 How do you weigh things in a micro-gravity environment? 2013-08-01T10:47:50.923

10 Has an interplanetary date/time system been established yet? 2014-10-06T17:19:16.593

9 Accelerometer in space 2015-03-03T23:36:12.677

8 Sensitivity of Space Telescopes and Instruments 2014-05-20T14:51:51.573

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

7 How are base temperature units found on other planets? 2013-09-02T16:09:27.227

7 How can an orbiting spacecraft's motions yield the orbitee's deep structure? 2016-01-01T14:07:51.740

6 Rocket Propulsion Elements: Total Impulse Problem 2015-01-06T16:18:00.963

6 What are these structures on the Lunar Ranging Retro Reflector (LRRR) arrays for? 2016-04-22T05:03:54.033

6 Could a Kuiper Belt object fly by probe measure star distances by parallax better than Gaia? 2017-01-20T06:42:03.817

6 Have LAGEOS' germanium corner cube reflectors ever been used? 2017-09-12T05:50:39.533

5 Could we send lots of cheap measurement devices in random directions into the space? 2013-09-06T14:19:10.630

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

5 How are IMU positions decided for rockets and spacecraft? 2015-11-19T12:45:20.470

5 How are precision trajectory measurements made of trans-Neptunian spacecraft? 2016-04-07T02:17:39.270

5 Earliest gravitational map of a planet/moon? 2016-06-08T21:41:35.303

5 Could daily variations of weight on Earth really be 0.003%? 2017-09-23T03:40:10.503

4 What instruments are necessary to measure/determine the process that generates Saturn's internal heat? 2015-12-28T22:09:37.927

4 How will OSIRIS-REx scan and characterise the near-earth asteroid Bennu? 2016-08-01T07:28:10.797

4 What forms of water ice have been observed and verified in the solar system? 2016-09-28T06:30:09.457

3 How is real position of probes orbiting other planets measured? 2015-06-25T14:57:26.223

2 What is the electromagnetic spectrum profile of rocket flame/exhaust? 2016-06-20T13:22:38.893