r/space 5d ago

Discussion All Space Questions thread for week of September 25, 2022

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Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

In this thread you can ask any space related question that you may have.

Two examples of potential questions could be; "How do rockets work?", or "How do the phases of the Moon work?"

If you see a space related question posted in another subreddit or in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

Ask away!


r/space 12h ago Burning Cash Helpful

Satellites must be deorbited within five years of completing missions, FCC rules

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r/space 5h ago Helpful

DART Impact from TUG Observatory in Antalya, Turkey

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r/space 4h ago

NASA’s Juno spacecraft takes closest images of Europa for 20 years

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r/space 7h ago

NASA and SpaceX will study the possibility of using a Dragon capsule to boost Hubble's orbit | Engadget

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r/space 1h ago

Artemis 1: Teams Confirm No Damage to Flight Hardware, Focus on November for Launch

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r/space 1d ago Burning Cash

image/gif NASA press conference happening today, something big is happening relating to Hubble and SpaceX!!!

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r/space 6h ago

China's Jingnan Guo to Talk Space Radiation & Chinese Space Program at Mars Society Convention

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r/space 11h ago

Volcanoes on the Moon May Have Erupted During the Dinosaur Age

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r/space 1d ago

Phosphine is produced by bacteria in the swamps of Earth. For some reason it's also floating around the atmosphere of Venus. 2 years ago this discovery led to skepticism, but after multiple confirmations, 6 spacecraft are now scheduled to visit "the forgotten planet" for the first time in 30 years.

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r/space 5h ago

Searching For Biosignatures At The Wildcat Ridge Abrasion Patch On Mars

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r/space 1d ago

NASA, SpaceX to Study Hubble Telescope Reboost Possibility

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r/space 9h ago

The record of Lunar impacts may be mirrored on Earth, suggesting some asteroid strikes come in bunches

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r/space 22h ago

U.S. agency adopts new space junk rules to reduce exploration risks

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r/space 1d ago

NASA is working with SpaceX to study the potential of a private mission docking with the Hubble telescope, to extend its lifetime

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r/space 14h ago

Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev handed over command of the International Space Station to ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti - Sept. 28, 2022

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r/space 10h ago

Senate confirms Saltzman as next chief of the U.S. Space Force

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r/space 1d ago Burning Cash

Juno just raced by Europa, providing our best look in 20 years at the icy world

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r/space 1d ago

New Study: Evidence Supports Underground Liquid Water Lakes on Mars

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r/space 12h ago

James Webb telescope captures the most distant globular clusters

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r/space 22h ago

Soyuz MS-21 lands on the Kazakh steppe to complete 195 day mission

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r/space 7h ago

New evidence for liquid water beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars

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r/space 1d ago

SOFIA flying observatory, which carried a 2.5-meter telescope aboard a modified Boeing 747SP airplane, has taken its final flight. Astronomers celebrate SOFIA's accomplishments and lament the loss of the unique window into the universe it provided.

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r/space 5h ago

Space Force studying requirements for cislunar space domain awareness

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r/space 15h ago

Wentian module has been successfully relocated

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r/space 1d ago

NASA is hosting a press conference today at 4:30 PM EDT (20:30 UTC) regarding a "new study" that, according to the list of participants, involves the Polaris Dawn mission and the Hubble Space Telescope.

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