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Two recent questions have comments suggesting that there might be something wrong about posting questions that some users feel are not immediately answerable:

Why can't the VIPER lunar rover recharge its 100-day power source using its solar panels? has a comment:

I suggest we put this question on hold until an official statement on the power source is given to the public. So we don't get a bunch of guess in the answers.

Power supply for StarShip? currently has one close vote and the comment (don't know if the comment is linked to the close vote or not):

I think this question can't be answered right now. Starships have been equiped with deployable solar panels in multiple official renderings released by SpaceX but outside of the propulsion system and general vehicle capabilities, very little is known about starship (due to it either being secret or SpaceX themselves not decided yet). SpaceX in general makes many decisions quickly and changes designs frequently too. What may be the answer today, might change next week.

Both questions are about spacecraft in active development, and seem timely in general, with no obvious quality issues. Is there any reason why they might be closable now, to be re-opened when an answer becomes available?

If so, how would that work?

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    $\begingroup$ There's actually a post notice we can put on questions that says: "Current event: Post is related to a rapidly changing event." I don't think it restricts any answers to the questions though. If that's really what we wanted to do, we could lock the question for a set amount of time (ab)using the content dispute lock reason. I personally think these types of questions should be left open and people should judge the answers accordingly. A current event post notice should be added so people know that later answers may supersede theirs. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage Oct 31 at 11:41
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    $\begingroup$ Just to be clear, you may have noticed I didn't mention closing. I do not believe that these questions should be put on hold/closed. If the questions are otherwise good, just too early for good answers, then they should not be closed. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage Oct 31 at 11:50
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    $\begingroup$ I also don't think they should be closed, but (like any question) junk guess-y answers need to be dealt with. $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Oct 31 at 13:37

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