Unanswered Questions

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I'm taking a leave of absence from moderating

Update 1/20/2020: called2voyage has resumed moderation, more info here. I’ve wrestled for some time with how to approach this issue, but I’ve finally come to a decision. The bottom-line is that it ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Returning to moderation

I've been giving a lot of thought to the question of resignation over the weekend, and one thing that kept going through my head was Jon Ericson's blog post. Despite what he had to say about ...
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Regarding moderating the new Code of Conduct

To hopefully alleviate concerns regarding the new Code of Conduct, I want to explain how I intend to moderate regarding pronoun use. When speaking generically, posts should use gender neutral ...
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This site has accessibility problems

In my opinion, too many questions and too many answers rely on images and videos. To be accessible to the visually impaired, authors who use images in their questions and answers should write ...
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Summer of Space

There are 3 large potentially helpful sources of questions that are going on right now. I suggest we take as much advantage of them as possible, to see if we can get this site promoted to the next ...
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Is this particular close vote's reason absurd and the timing damaging to the site? Does this make us look silly?

I propose that the idea behind this particular close vote is absurd and the timing is damaging to the site. The upcoming uncontrolled Long March 5B booster reentry is imminent (days) and is widely ...
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What is the [shuttle-shuttle] tag for?

Title pretty much says it all. What is the [shuttle-shuttle] tag for? How is it different from space-shuttle?
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Community Policy Repository

This is the official repository for general community policy decisions. On Posts What is the best approach to asking questions? Can I write an answer to my own question and accept it? When can I post ...
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Have any ideas posted on this site been successfully implemented in a space exploration endeavor?

Has any break through been made on Space.SE and incorporated? If so which question or answer was the most helpful?
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Promotional resources: Site invitation letter templates

This is a follow-up on @DeerHunter's inquiry regarding Contacting space agencies PAO (public affairs' offices). Since we've more or less agreed there that it's about time we start sending invitations ...
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Tag Synonym Requests

Please collect your tag synonym requests here, to keep it all in one nice convenient spot. Basically, if you see two tags that are identical or nearly so, please let us know here so it can be fixed. ...
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Why was the Falcon 9 wash/paint question closed as duplicate?

Link to Q: Do Falcon 9s get a thorough wash or a fresh coat of paint (they look clean pre-reflight)? It was voted leave open the first time, but it was closed, and the reopen review was also 3x leave ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Should Contingency have its own tag?

I am opening this question on suggestion by called2voyage here. There currently exists an emergency tag, but no contingency tag. Emergencies and Contingencies are quite different. From what I ...

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