Category talk:Spaceflight

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Spaceflight should be a subcategory of Space Exploration, Spaceflight is typically/usually manned. All manned "things" should fall under the spaceflight category will spaceflight should be a subcategory to space exploration. And non-manned space exploration should be under Space exploration.--aceslead 02:14, 20 August 2006 (UTC)

agreed. Mlm42 09:44, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
mmmm.. on second thought, spaceflight is pretty ambiguous; Category:Human spaceflight seems more appropriate.. the category should probably not exist. Mlm42 09:47, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
Spaceflight is about stuff that flies in space, it doesn't have to be manned, it doesn't have to be exploring anything, it just has to be capable of flying there. A nuclear bomb in orbit is spaceflight, but no humans and no exploration. Human spaceflight is a subcategory of spaceflight. Right?WolfKeeper 16:17, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
Spaceflight even has its own portal and everything. There's nothing ambiguous about it; it encompasses telecommunications satellites, weapons etc. etc.WolfKeeper 16:30, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
If you want a pithy explanation, spaceflight is how you get somewhere; space exploration is what you do when you get there. All of the propulsion and spacecraft technologies are spaceflight not space exploration.WolfKeeper 17:19, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
The problem here is that now unmanned space missions, like satellites, the mars rovers, etc etc, don't fall under space exploration?? Mlm42 18:05, 4 October 2006 (UTC)